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Wedding speeches: help! The dog ate my notes and the wedding is today…

If your dog or someone else’s devours your wedding speech notes, what the hell do you do at the last minute? Panicking won’t help, but this article will. Read on, and relax.

Last minute wedding speeches for everyone

Doesn’t look like a speech-notes eater, does she? But don’t be fooled … and anyway here’s what to do if she does.

You may laugh, but dogs do eat notes: I have four furbabies who gobble paper at astronomic speed. In their youth they have been known to eat anything from my own speeches and talks scripts to various articles of my clothing, especially shoes. In fact if ever I am missing a shoe all I need do is walk down the garden to a certain spot where my Gordon Setter (see photo) has a favourite den and hey presto, there it is. Chewed to smithereens.

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10 tips for women to make great wedding speeches

More and more these days, we’re breaking away from the traditional all-male line-up of speech makers and women are making wedding speeches, too.

10 tips for women to make great wedding speeches

No women would have spoken at this US wedding nearly 100 years ago … but times have changed.

For a list of ALL our articles on wedding speeches for everyone from groom to granny, click here.

If you’re due to give a wedding speech soon, ladies, here are some tips you’ll find very helpful…

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Wedding speeches: Mom or Grandma? Make a speech that wows them

Mothers and other “older” female relatives are in an envious position when wedding speeches are called for, if only because you can get away with being funny, romantic, sentimental or even downright soppy.

Wedding speeches: Mom or Grandma? Make a speech that wows them

The fact that many mothers of the bride/groom or even grandmothers of the bride/groom are not only doting mumsies but also chief executives, entrepreneurs, politicians, charity fundraisers, or any one of hundreds of other such un-soppy activities, escapes most wedding audiences entirely…

For a list of ALL our articles on wedding speeches for everyone from groom to granny, click here.

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Wedding speeches: need to give one? Here’s some help!

No matter how many etiquette books and speech guides (even mine!) you might read, once you’re up close and personal to a wedding date and you’re due to give a speech, you need some basic, down-to-earth advice on what’s required. So, here it is.

For a list of ALL our articles on wedding speeches for everyone from groom to granny, click here.

Who says what, and when?

To a certain extent this depends on a) if your wedding is a religious one and if so what the traditions are for your religion and culture, and also b) what your personal preferences are. However let’s assume you want more or less to follow current Western culture and schedule the speeches accordingly. Here’s how it goes in the old-fashioned way, and in this order… [Read more…]

Wedding speech season: some last minute help for your speech!

We’re right in the middle of the wedding season in the northern hemisphere and if you’re like many people, even though you know you are due to make a speech you haven’t got around to writing it yet! Never mind – there’s plenty of help here on HTWB.

Wedding speech season: some last minute help for your speech!

Has that wedding speech you’re doing crept up on you? Is it next weekend, or even tomorrow? No worries – here’s some help to get it done right now…

And not just for the traditional roles, either…

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Wedding season special: how to make a great speech

As the northern hemisphere plunges into the summer wedding season, many people who are due to give speeches are getting the jitters and working out what to say on the Big Day. You, perhaps?

Wedding speeches season special

The wedding speech season is here, in the northern hemisphere … are you giving a speech this year? Here’s some handy help!

To help you out, here are the links to a number of articles here on HTWB that will give you all the guidance you should need….

Wedding speech help for everyone in the family

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