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    Red face Use of comma with happy birthday

    Is there a "final answer" for whether or not to use a comma when wishing someone "happy birthday"? I always use a comma, however, I find that many people do not. I really try to alway use correct grammar, and this is now beginning to bug me tremendously. Admittedly, I am somewhat OCD.
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    1. Happy Birthday Kim!
    2. Happy Birthday, Kim!

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    Default Re: Use of comma with happy birthday

    I suppose there should be one, but I don't think anybody is really going to slit their wrists over a missing comma in a birthday greeting.

    Except, perhaps, people who suffer from OCD.

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    Default Re: Use of comma with happy birthday

    Welcome to the board, Mimi.

    Use a comma yourself, pour encourager les autres, but don't get uptight about not receiving one in return.

    Life's too short.

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