Humorous Wedding Speech – Reasons I Admire the Groom
Good evening Ladies and Gentlemen - I’m not an experienced public speaker, so I find it easier just to read the speech word for word. In fact, I’ve practiced it almost daily for about a week and a half now, so that I know it very well. It’s a tip that I read in a book about public speaking. I’ve also been drinking profusely to help calm my pre-speech nerves. I made that tip up myself.
Yes, I am a little nervous about being the best man. But I am more bothered with the title of 'best man'. Saying that I'm the best man is saying quite a bit. If I'm the best man, why is Maria marrying Karl? So I'm just happy saying that I am a pretty good man, because today Karl is the best man. And he’s a man I admire for the following reasons:
1) His generous nature – what with him donating his body to science when he started at Exeter University, and preserving it in alcohol the entire time he was there.
2) His resourcefulness – not long after getting his first apartment (flat), Karl devised a unique and ingenious way of keeping all his pots, pans and dishes absolutely sparkling clean. He never used them.
3) His determination – most patently demonstrated as a cub scout at camp, where Karl held the record for avoiding the camp latrine – or the ‘brown barrel collector’ as we used to call it. Some cubs reckoned he could last a whole week, and I’m sure it was this early training in discipline that helped Karl on to a successful career.
4) His vision – we can see for ourselves how gorgeous Maria looks today, which proves the one thing I’ve always known about Karl -...