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March 24, 2017
One one side we have conservative sticklers for convention, and on the other we have liberals who believe that anything goes.

The issue is the inner-greeting comma.

Good morning, Charles,

Is clearly correct, and

Hi, Charles,

Is technically correct, but I find the comma after "Hi" unbearably formal and stuffy, and I refuse to put it in. Even

Hello Charles,

doesn't get the comma with me. This drives people CRAZY and I have been attacked from the right for leaving it out, and attacked from the left for feeling the need to include an old-fashioned greeting at all.