Asked • 03/22/19

When to use mid-sentence commas when adding a formal name?

Where is it appropriate to insert a comma when putting a persons name in the middle of a sentence, such as when writing an email or letter. Is it really before AND after? Examples: "Thank you for writing me back, Michelle, and all the best to you in 2019!" "I really appreciate you taking the time to meet with me, Michelle, but I hope we don't have to meet under these circumstances again." Is this correct? I feel like I use commas too often and this is one scenario where I always question myself.

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Mary M. answered • 03/22/19

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