A Straightforward Wedding Speech by the Groom Essay

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A Straightforward Wedding Speech by the Groom

I've put a bit of a speech together today, but after the previous speaker put us all to sleep I'll try to make mine a bit more interesting and entertaining. Sorry; only joking. On behalf of my beautiful wife and I, we would like to thank you all for coming along, and sharing this very special day with us. And a huge thank you for the wonderful presents.

I would like everybody here, especially my wife, to know how lucky and proud I am to be standing here today speaking to you as her husband. She is beautiful, caring, intelligent. charming and (pause) ... What's that?... I can't read your writing darling!
Seriously though, I am overwhelmed at how beautiful she looks, and can't
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She has organized today's events almost single handedly.

I would like to propose a toast to the ushers and bridesmaids who I think you will agree with me look almost as beautiful as my wife - the bridesmaids that is, not the ushers, they just look like... ushers for the wonderful job they have done today and I'd like them to receive a small gift as a token of our appreciation.

I'd also like to thank (the bride’s parents) for the help you’ve given us both emotionally and financially. We have a small gift for you as a token of our appreciation. I have to thank you for bringing up such a beautiful and intelligent daughter. I’ll leave you to argue over which trait comes from whom.

They are the best father and mother-in-law anyone could wish for and I appreciate everything they have done for me in the last six years and I love them to bits. I'd like to thank my friend for arranging the mini bus at short notice when the limo didn't turn up and making it possible for us all to go to my stag do. What a great weekend we had, we won't forget that for a long time. I'd also like to thank every one who came with me for what was a brilliant weekend..

Hope you all appreciate the lovely cake before us. I woke up last Sunday morning thinking I was going to London to pick up the cake but it turned out the cake was the other side of Leeds. So I’d like to thank my friend for traveling up to Harrogate to fetch it.

On a final note
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