Gaming Weird Twitter Email - sure it's a fake but wanna check

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Title says it all... I'm 99.99% it's a fake/scam but wanna check
IF it IS genuine... I need a way to contact Twitter to tell them they have a HUGE cock-up in their system

Anyway... I've been getting an Email supposingly from Twitter
QUOTE said:
Hi, {username}.

Please confirm your Twitter account by clicking this link:
http://twitter.com/account/confirm_email/{username}/B2D88-D376A

Once you confirm, you will have full access to Twitter and all future notifications will be sent to this email address.

The Twitter Team
Please do not reply to this message; it was sent from an unmonitored email address. This message is a service email related to your use of Twitter. For general inquiries or to request support with your Twitter account, please visit us at Twitter Support
Now I've done the usual 'checks' (I haven't clicked on any of them) & the first link in the the email point to
http://twitter.com/account/confirm_email/{username}/B2D88-D376A?utm_medium=email&utm_source=validate_email&utm_campaign=twitter20080313004044
and the second points to http://twitter.com/help/ - Which, if I am correct, are the 'proper places' for Twitter

> I've looked @ the header & there's no 'cc:' there - there's just my Email adddress

> And looking @ the 'received' lines I have
QUOTE said:
Received: from mx003.twitter.com ([128.121.146.152]) by snt0-mc2-f45.Snt0.hotmail.com with Microsoft SMTPSVC(6.0.3790.3959);
  • Fri, 16 Apr 2010 05:00:59 -0700
Received: from twitter.com (localhost [127.0.0.1])
  • by mx003.twitter.com (Postfix) with ESMTP id E03B95892B6
    for ; Fri, 16 Apr 2010 12:00:58 +0000 (UTC)
Which I've checked the IP address and get
CODE
IP addressÂÂÂÂ128.121.146.152
HostnameÂÂÂÂÂÂmx003.twitter.com
ISPÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂÂ NTT America, Inc.
CountryÂÂÂÂÂÂ United States United States
Which all seems above board but...... why do I think it's a fake/scam ???

1) The {username} isn't one I've ever used
2) I've recieved ~6 over a period of days, & each time the {username} is different
3) I've never even thought of joining Twitter

So can some one confirm if this IS what you do get from signing up to Twitter & if so HOW do I contact them (other than signing up which I don't want to do) to tell them of their mistake
 

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