I have known ( Groom ) for as long as I can remember – actually that was this afternoon just before my tenth pint. ", "Ladies and gentlemen, today we witnessed a unique event in history - it's the first and presumably last time anyone has trusted me to give a speech! Notice that we said engaging and on message. Sign up for free now at https://www.jimdo.com. For those who do not know me I am ( Best Man ), the best man. There’s nothing funny about that. I'm (Name). case. I am your "Best Man" tonight ... a term that is unjustly appointed to me, and not deserved. Click over to this post for a handy checklist of people to thank in your wedding speech. The beauty of this list is that it works for any wedding speech, whether you're a groom, bride, best man, bridesmaid, groomsman, bridesman, groomsmaid, father of the bride/groom, mother of the bride/groom, granny/grandad of the bride/groom or just a close pal with a knack for public speaking! ", "Where do I start with (Name)? ( Bride ) really wanted a simple wedding and that title belongs to only one man, and that’s you, (Groom). title. ", "I want to start by saying that, of all the weddings I've attended over the years, this one is, by far, the most recent. If you can't hear me in the back, the silence from the people at the front should reassure you that you're not missing anything. Boasting everything from eyeroll-worthy classics to offbeat gags, our round-up of funny opening lines is sure to have something to suit your personal style - many of them can be customised to pack an even bigger punch on the day. You may wonder why I was chosen to be the best man today. sorry a bonafide reason to stand up here and sing the praises of my best pal. B: Eve Ensler: Suddenly, my body Do or say something unexpected, or in an unexpected way. I am, of course, talking about the open bar/donut wall/photo booth. Remember, when you open your speech with something funny, you are setting the tone for the rest of your talk – so you’ll need to pepper humour throughout. It truly is impossible to praise the groom too For those of you who do not know me my name is ( Best Man ) and I am the best man. I hope to achieve three things with this speech love, laughter and a happy ever after. endstream endobj 210 0 obj <>/Metadata 9 0 R/PageLayout/OneColumn/Pages 207 0 R/StructTreeRoot 13 0 R/Type/Catalog>> endobj 211 0 obj <>/Font<>>>/Rotate 0/StructParents 0/Type/Page>> endobj 212 0 obj <>stream Firstly I would like to start off my speech by congratulating the newly married couple and telling (Bride) how amazing she looks today. Show an interesting picture. for more information about cookies and how we use them. Now can everyone move one step to the right? Who had dropped out? However, he has many other outstanding qualities that have brought us all here today to But unfortunately that ends right here with my speech. ", "Hello everyone! For i think today Will Ferrell nailed it here. “I’ve always heard the secret to a good speech was to start with something of specific interest to the audience. 3.) Generous... That's enough about me, I'm here to talk about (Name)! They started by asking their funniest friend, and they said no. Even the cake is in tiers.” “Hi everyone! Now can everyone take one step backward, please? I’d seen this in YouTube.. Rahul gandhi’s speech at parliament.. At the beginning of his speech he says to speaker.. Dear speaker madam.. After a minute pause he says.. I had to tell them that, while I was very flattered, I wasn't ready to settle down just yet. I am ( Best Man ), and I’m the Best Man. “Gosh, what an emotional day it’s been. Here’s a head start – five ways to open: Present a startling fact. 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For those of you who do not know me, my name is ( Best Man ) and I have been given the honour of ". ", "(Name), I love you so much, and I really hope you'll feel the same about me after you hear my speech. The Best Man's speech gives those present at the Well However, what more can I say about the groom that hasn't already been said on the Jeremy Kyle Show ? endstream endobj startxref grown up with him, lived with him, and worked with him, will recognize some of his quirks and bad habits. I always knew it would be hard to follow and I was right, I couldn't follow a word of it. I am from congress, I keep doing mistakes.. 0 My name is ( Best Man ) and I am the best man, although many of you would beg to differ on that privacy policy ", Featured image credit: Marc Lawson via One Fab Day. h��U�k�0�W��=}X�l(�&[Xa+� ���KLbH�b�l��ww�d�M�-/cɺ��t���1LI�d Then they asked their most charming friend, and they said no. being ( Groom )'s best man. You may wonder why I was chosen to be the best man today. To be called the best man on a day like this is somewhat of a contradiction. Ladies and Gentleman it give's me great pleasure to be standing up here with a Boner ( now stutter and cough and correct yourself ) Ladies and Gentlemen - I’m about to speak about one of the cleverest, wittiest, most charming, You have attained the greatest gift a man can wish for, and that’s the love of a woman as beautiful and caring as (Bride). Someone told me that the key to giving a good speech was to move people, but I think they must have been having me on, because this is going terribly! So here it goes - all of your cars have been stolen. If i’m honest I am the only one of ( (�#igٮؾ�[��a��OvW���=�n�]�I I have found it impossible to praise him at all. ( Bride ) no doubt you know all these, but I am about to give you a reminder just in Copyright © Coral Mint Limited 2009-2020. 221 0 obj <>stream Groom )’s friends that can read, write and in fact talk. is the groom so it’s fine with me. quiet... (Sit down). Oh, and you look magnificent too (Groom). h�bbd``b`�-@���`�\�@��y&F��,#:���� ��� And now can everyone move one step left? First of all he asked his I am not a perfect man like Modi ji.. It’s what he told me to say. ", "Loyal. that’s me sorted next for the bride and groom. I should tell you that the groom has specifically asked me to refrain from mentioning any previous girlfriends during this speech. Oh, and you look magnificent too (Groom). ", "I'd like to begin my speech by giving the happy couple some relationship advice, but unfortunately I'm single and spend most of my time trying to coax my cat into little outfits/browsing Doctor Who fan sites/playing Rock Paper Scissors with Alexa. '", "All of us gathered together in this room, we've got something really important in common - none of us have got a clue what I'm going to say next! Note: (name) can indicate yourself, the bride/groom, the couple as a whole, or another member of the bridal party. Groom )’s friends that can read, write and in fact talk. most intelligent friend he said NO. Not all of you will know him very well ,by the time, I have finished this speech you will wish you did not know him at all. Kick off with one of these gems, and you'll not only put the audience at ease, but you'll set yourself up for a terrific wedding speech. Start your Best man speech with confidence and use one of our tried and tested free opening lines. He then asked most handsome friend and he said NO. He can be a bit sensitive and I don't want him to think I am showing favouritism. Funny Ways to Open a Talk 1.) ", "I think we can all agree that it's been a fantastic day. expense? My name is ( Best Man ), and I am the Best Man. I’m (Name) and it’s time for me to give the speech I frantically scribbled down 15 minutes ago!”, "The couple have requested that I don't share any embarrassing stories... so that's it from me! wedding an introduction to the Groom. deserve such an honour? Then they asked me, and, after already turning them down three times, I couldn't refuse again. He can be a bit sensitive and I don't want him to think I am showing favouritism. Then he asked his funniest friend and he said NO. Start with a slide showing a series of funny quotes just to warm up the room. ", "Before we start, can everybody do me a favour and get up off their seats? ", "The couple actually had a bit of trouble finding someone to make a speech today. ", "(Name) and I share the same sense of humour so if you don't like my jokes, you can blame them! ", "Before I begin, I must explain that, this morning, (Name) asked me to remove anything resembling innuendo from my speech. (with a smile) All of your cars have been stolen." Something so rare and fortuitous and wonderful that it simply must be celebrated. My name is ( Best Man ) and I am honoured to be ( Groom )’s best man. Note: (name) can indicate yourself, the bride/groom, the couple as a whole, or another member of the bridal party. Quote someone famous. And that best man is ( Groom ). dump the keys on the table in front of you. Sorry sorry sorry sorry…. I’m (Name) and it’s time for me to give the speech I frantically scribbled down 15 minutes ago!” make love...so thank you all for coming...................And then sit down. Thanks for listening! It makes people realize your talk is not going to be a total borefest and you plan to keep things lively. 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