Essay on Wedding Speech Delivered by the Groom

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Wedding Speech Delivered by the Groom

I’d like to start by thanking Alan for his kind words and also to thank him on behalf of everyone for footing the bill for today’s festivities………

Having had a wonderful spread and knowing what we have to look forward to tonight, I now understand why he had the heating turned off all last winter!

I was going to begin with ladies and gentlemen but on looking around I'm glad I didn't. So here goes.

Distinguished guests, those of lesser distinction, and those of no distinction at all……
Family, relatives, (new and old), in-laws and outlaws, friends, friends of friends, and freeloaders

Welcome to our wedding reception.

I would particularly like to extend a warm welcome to all our
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I can honestly say I was overwhelmed when I first saw Peggy today. The word beautiful is just not adequate to describe how you look today.

Peggy as most of you will know, is indeed beautiful, she is also hardworking, intelligent………
And I’m sorry love, I can’t read the rest of your handwriting…..

I believe we make a perfect team.

I mess up, she tidies…….

She washes, I iron. (But if she thinks I’m ironing that dress, she can think again!)

I would like to offer my congratulations to Peggy for planning today’s event almost single handedly.

Wedding planning has never been an equal opportunities business, but she did let me sign the occasional cheque……

There are a number of people I would like to thank today.

First of all, to my wife……… Peggy.

Thank you for agreeing to marry me. I realise I’m getting the best of this deal, because all you get is me.

I know that today is the result of the best decision I have ever made, and I’ll try my best make sure you can say the same thing.

My mum and dad.

Thank you for supporting me over the years. We’ve seen some good times and some bad but I’ve always known that you would be there for me in either event.

Alan and Maureen

Thank you for making me so welcome in your family.

I now won’t be able to use the excuse that I’m a guest to get out of making a cup of tea!

I’d also like to take this opportunity to thank you for
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