Speech

Covering Only the Essentials

A speech format for The Best Man Speech, August 2013
"I’m going to try and keep my speech short, and there's a good reason for that. Every minute I keep talking is an extra minute’s delay in witnessing how Paul’s dance lessons worked out..."

Stirring Emotion and Rousing Sentiment

A speech format for The Best Man Speech, July 2013
"I am so grateful to have the friendship of Paul. In my opinion, friendship is the most precious commodity there is. And with the few friends Paul has, it must be especially precious to him..."

Balancing Humour and Sincerity

A speech format for The Best Man Speech, June 2013
"Anybody who's seen Paul and Linda together in their day-to-day life will realize they belong together and make each other complete. She finishes his sentences; he finishes her meals..."

Little to Say About the Groom

A speech format for The Best Man Speech, May 2013
"I’d like to reassure the bride that, while she may be expecting this speech to be jam-packed with sexual innuendo - it isn’t. It was at first, but my wife made me whip out the naughty bits..."

Sending Up the Groom at Every Opportunity

A speech format for The Best Man Speech, April 2013
"I didn’t know Paul in his youth, but I hear he was something of a class clown. He never made anyone laugh, but he did wear make-up, and many of his classmates were troubled by him..."

Going For Laughs All the Way Through

A speech format for The Best Man Speech, March 2013
"Some people have a public fear of speaking, but fortunately I'm not one of them. I just have a phobia of churches, flowers, music, commitment, and iced cakes of above-average height..."

Best Man Speech One-Liners

A selection of one-liners for The Best Man Speech, January 2013
"The newlyweds have asked me to thank you for your wedding gifts. They can't tell you how much they all mean. In my capacity as Best Man, I've promised to hop on eBay and find out..."