Delivery of a toast at a wedding is a very honorable and at the same time frightening duty, so when my brother asked me to be his best man at a wedding, I had to do something with my toast and quickly. I have never before taken the floor at such ceremonies and due to the obvious reasons had no idea what to say. And when you have no clue where to find outstanding wedding toast ideas, you can do only one thing – browse in the Internet to get some decent advices. I was recommended to look at the thematic website Wedding Speeches For All which specializes in giving different tips how to deliver speeches at weddings.
It turned out that there are so many different toast themes and tips exist. After reading few extras from the useful books they sell I was surprised to know about all those ideas which are quite simple but very effective.
For example, the most widespread wedding toast ideas are centered on delivering a humorous speech. There exist a certain etiquette how to spill toasts full of jokes at weddings. A speaker has to make sure all jokes are appropriate and properly rated so all guests including kids and elderly people could feel comfortable when listening to them. Then a performer should remember that there is a very thin line between humor and insult. Jokes should entertain not humiliate anyone of guests especially a bride or a groom.
Another way to deliver a toast is to reconstruct in it a funny or interesting story which occurred during relationship of the newlyweds. Retelling of a story which is hilariously sentimental can bring good memories and will definitely make your speech one of the favorite ones. Impressing of a just married couple is the mission every best man should do while telling a toast. Besides adding a bit of romantic spirit at a wedding will cheer up all present guests. While spilling such toast do not forget to compare the newlyweds’ romantic episode with some great love story from their favorite movie or book.
Reciting of poems is one of successful wedding toast ideas the best man can use to make his speech worth of attention and gratitude from a bride and a groom. If you do not know by heart any poems use the Internet as a source of your inspiration. Also lyrics from the song beloved by the newlyweds can perfectly embody your feelings and wishes. By adding lyrics to your speech you will make it more personal and sentimental.
When I tell a speech I do not actually mean the long timing because wedding toasts have to be short. No more than 5 minutes for a toast the professional wedding toasts’ writers insist and I agree with them because a long toast is boring no matter how many witty jokes you include in it. Make it short and interesting to listen and you will get the highest level of appreciation. Keep in mind that brevity is the soul of wit and stick to this saying while delivering your wedding toast.