Crossing the Pubicon: Adults Only?

I got a chuckle yesterday from Jeffrey Beall’s warning email about a new probably predatory online open access publisher calling itself “Pubicon.”

Now, Julius Caesar famously crossed the “Rubicon,” and changed the course of history.

But, really? “Pubicon”? Does you mother know you’re using language like that? Sounds to me like the witticism of a sophomore Latin student.

Details here: http://scholarlyoa.com/2014/12/04/new-oa-publisher-pubicon-international-publications-launches-with-14-journals/

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