RE: Salutation Question: Hi Fred, or Hi, Fred ?

Subject: RE: Salutation Question: Hi Fred, or Hi, Fred ?
From: "Pinkham, Jim" <Jim -dot- Pinkham -at- voith -dot- com>
To: "Hickling, Lisa (TOR)" <lhickling -at- Express-Scripts -dot- com>, "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- techwr-l -dot- com>
Date: Mon, 12 Nov 2007 10:03:15 -0600

Shoot, Lisa! You're right. That site correctly identifies what qualifies
as an interjection, but even though the site authors have their parts of
speech right, their use of direct address is wrong. Good help is hard to
find. :)

-----Original Message-----
From: Hickling, Lisa (TOR) [mailto:lhickling -at- Express-Scripts -dot- com]
Sent: Monday, November 12, 2007 9:56 AM
Cc: Pinkham, Jim
Subject: RE: Salutation Question: Hi Fred, or Hi, Fred ?

Jim, the sample you referenced for the interjection "Hello" seems to
lend credence to the other camp as follows:

hello, hullo | expressing greeting | "Hello John. How are you today?"

I was expecting to see "Hello, John. How..." in support of your and
Fred's convincing arguments.

Nevertheless, thanks everyone! I can say that I'm better informed on
both forms of usage.

Lisa H.

-----Original Message-----
From: Pinkham, Jim

I'm siding with Fred on this one. "Hi" is not parallel to the three
modifiers. "Hi" is an interjection. See:

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RE: Salutation Question: Hi Fred, or Hi, Fred ?: From: Pinkham, Jim
RE: Salutation Question: Hi Fred, or Hi, Fred ?: From: Hickling, Lisa (TOR)

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