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There’s nothing like a great wedding speech, whether it’s poignant and tear-jerking or laugh-out-loud funny. If you need help writing the perfect best man toast, drafting a short-and-sweet thank you, or figuring out who should speak when, look no further. Grab a pen and get ready to raise your glass!

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Speeches & Traditions
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The Ultimate Guide to Wedding Speech Order & Writing Toasts
Speeches & Traditions
Weddings are a blast, but the speeches—whether heartfelt or hilarious—remind everyone why they’re there: to celebrate two people in love. This wedding speech guide covers all the basics.
How to Write a Best Man Speech in 9 Simple Steps
Speeches & Traditions
Been tasked to write a best man speech and not sure where to start? Follow these easy rules for how to write a best man speech—and how to deliver it like a total pro.
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Speeches & Traditions
Learn more about these rich Latin American wedding traditions, from padrinos to el lazo, and many more.
Jumping The Broom: Meaning, History and Tradition
Speeches & Traditions
The jumping the broom tradition has many years of history. Learn more about jumping the broom here.
How to Write a Maid of Honor Speech
Speeches & Traditions
A flawless maid of honor speech can't be hastily written on your phone at the reception—it takes time and a lot of practice. Here's how to write a maid of honor speech that will garner a standing ovation.
The Indian Wedding Glossary Every Guest Needs
Speeches & Traditions
Your first (and even your second, and third) time witnessing an Indian wedding might leave you a little dazed and confused. Consult this Indian wedding glossary to get your terms straight!
Attending an Indian Wedding? Here’s What to Expect
Speeches & Traditions
Make sure you’ll know what to expect when attending an Indian wedding. Learn about the various religions that may be observed and the customs associated with each.
Here’s How to Decide if a Wedding Tradition is Right for You
Speeches & Traditions
We admit, some traditions may seem a bit outdated. Here’s how to decide which wedding traditions you can skip, and which to keep.
How to Write the Perfect Father of the Bride Speech, in 7 Easy Steps
Speeches & Traditions
Here are some tips for how to floor your daughter (and the wedding guests!) with your father of the bride speech.
How to Safeguard Your Wedding from Cringeworthy Speeches
Speeches & Traditions
Bad wedding speeches can really put a damper on your big day. Here are a few tips to ensure those wedding toasts are memorable for the right reasons.
6 Greek Wedding Dance Vids to Inspire Your Reception Moves
Speeches & Traditions
Rompi Rompi to Mavi Mavi, kick off your shoes and get ready to review classic Greek wedding dance moves.
These Gorg Nigerian Wedding Photos Are Pure #Goals
Speeches & Traditions
Get your fill of Nigerian wedding photos to inspire your own gorgeous ceremony.
7 Nigerian Wedding Ideas for Every Naija Couple’s Style
Speeches & Traditions
Grab some seriously stylish inspiration for your upcoming Nigerian wedding with these creative ideas.
Wedding Money Dance Moves You’ll Def Want to Try
Speeches & Traditions
In many cultures, the dollar dance is a fun reception tradition. Here are some examples from around the world.
Multicultural Wedding Planning IRL: How One Couple Nailed It
Speeches & Traditions
While planning our American-Nigerian fusion, we learned that planning a multicultural wedding is all about communication, balance and creativity.