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 believe how privileged I am that she has become my wife. I am amazed to see her smiling and enjoying herself as she has been so stressed organizing what you will all agree has so far been a wonderful day. 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...