Sooner or later, at some point in your life, you may be called upon to speak at someones wedding. Perhaps youll be the proud father of the bride or someones best man. Whatever the case may be, it can be a good idea to know how to make the appropriate wedding speech. Some people may think these points are obvious, but theyre not the ones that are giving the speech. If youre not much for public speaking, you may find these tips helpful if you ever have to speak at someones wedding.
Keep it Short:
The worst part of any wedding celebration is when some long winded buffoon drones on and on during his opportunity to make a wedding speech. No one wants to listen to your ramblings for forty minutes, no matter how interesting you may think they are. People are at the wedding to share in the couples joy and have a good time. No one will be able to do either if you talk for too great a length of time. Try to keep your speech under five minutes long if possible.
Save the jokes for Henny Youngman:
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