How to Deliver a Good Speech

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Good afternoon ladies and gentlemen, I hope everyone is enjoying this very special day so far. It’s been an emotional day, ……..even the cake is in tiers. I would like to start by thanking the lovely bridesmaid …………. I’m sure you will agree she has carried out her role superbly; I would also like to thank the ushers…… for at least turning up sober. If we could all raise our glasses to the bridesmaid! I would like you to turn your attention now to the bride Cathy who im sure you will all agree looks one in a million today ...as opposed to Alan who looks like he was won in a raffle. For those of you who don’t know me, my name is John and I’m Alan’s best mate. What can you say about a man who came from humble beginnings, a man who is now quickly rising to the very top of his profession based solely on intelligence, grit and the willpower to push on where others have fallen. A man who is beginning to distinguish himself at the very highest level amongst his peers, and where none can say a bad word against him? But enough about me, what I`m really here for this afternoon is to talk about Alan. As the best man I decided it was only right that I take this huge responsibility seriously, so I have spent long sleepless nights searching the internet and reading books and now understand my duties to be; To ensure that the groom arrives on time, sober, and looking good Well 2 out of 3 isn’t bad. After all I’m best man, not a plastic surgeon! In one of the books I read there was a list of things I should and should not say in my speach...here goes; I Must Not

mention any ex’s
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Don’t swear
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Don’t tell rude jokes
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Don’t tell lies
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Do tell mostly positive stories about the groom
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