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Written by Paula Jones Last updated: June 6, 2006
Trust us, writing a joke‐filled wedding speech to get your guests giggling is easy
If you are the groom, best man, father of the bride or another unwitting member of the wedding party that has been asked to give a speech … don’t panic.
Sit down, take a breath and start by reading through our guide to making a wedding speech cast your eye over our selection of fabulous jokes for wedding speech, and more fabulous jokes for a wedding speech, then pick one or two you like.
Now all you need do is work out the best place in your speech for them!
For starters, we suggest you bring a joke right at the start of your speech (not only will it relax you when the crowd laugh, it will relax them too!)
Then, in amongst the aspects of your speech that include lots of heartfelt anecdotes and thanks to all the right people who helped on the day, sprinkle a few more jokes in before ending with a real belter at the end!
You’ll go down a storm!
When you need something schmaltzy to say, try adapting one of theses corkers for your best man’s speech ‘Before I...