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What NOT to say in a Best Man wedding speech

We understand it's nerve-wracking when you become 'the chosen one' to stand up in front of 100 strangers with huge expectations to make them laugh, cry and 'ahhhh'. But there are a number of inappropriate comments and phrases that need to be edited out of your once-in-a-lifetime moment in the spotlight. Have a read of what not to say during your wedding speech.

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Well, I owe Pete £100 now…

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I actually dated her first…

When they broke up the second time we thought that was it…

Hip hip hooray, who else thought this day would never come?

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They say that one in three marriages ends in divorce…

His ex-girlfriend… 

I wanted to take this moment to announce how much I love my beautiful girlfriend…

Big shout-out to the MOB this evening – if the bride looks anything like you in 30 years, we’re onto a winner…

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Thank goodness what happens on the stag do stays on the stag do, hey?

When I first met dave, I thought he was a massive idiot…

I think we can all agree the bride looks pretty darn fit today…

Here’s to a lifetime of watching TV and nagging each other…

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If it doesn’t work out, I know a great divorce lawyer…

You’ve signed a pre-nup haven’t you…

Hope this marriage is more successful than your last one, mate! 

I haven’t prepared a speech because I didn’t think you’d make it this far, to be honest…

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