Wedding Speech by the Sister of the Bride
For those of you that do not already know me I'm the bride's "slightly" older sister. When she first asked me to give her away I felt two things, the first was one of extreme and enormous pride that she'd asked me, and the second Was "Oh my God" I have to do a speech. But please don't worry, this won't take too long.
I would like to thank the priest for a lovely service, the priest's boss for keeping an eye out on the weather, and the beautiful bridesmaid. I am also delighted to have my mom, sisters, and brother here today to celebrate this day, one which I hope is the start of many more "happiest days of their life."
My sister has given me, and all of my family some incredibly happy and joyous moments over the years. She was a delight to grow up with, and has always provided us with some memorable moments. Having known her all her life I have a huge library of stories to leave her embarrassed and humiliated, but out of respect for her on her big day I have decided not to tell them.
So I'm not going to tell you about the milkman, yes they were around in those days, asking me how my brother was on many an occasion - well done mum, my sister always loved that hair cut.
And I'm not going to admit that I did my bit toward her hairstyles when I cut her fringe to about 1/2 inch, and it took most of the next five years to grow back. In fact I’m surprised she ever forgave me! I can clearly remember the horror on her face when I finally let her see it.
The bride, as I'm sure you all know is fiercely independent -I am...