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Before I begin to tarnish John’s good name…

The Speechwriter’s Guide to Preparing a Funny Best Man Speech

By Brian Jenner

Published by Brian Jenner at Smashwords

Copyright 2010 Brian Jenner

It's good to see Sean looking so relaxed,’ I began in front of an audience of 250 mainly middle-aged Americans. ‘Apparently, this is the first wedding he's ever been to at which he doesn't feel guilty about having shagged the bride the night before.’

Total silence. I moved swiftly on

From Toby Young’s account of giving a Best Man Speech

About the Author

Brian Jenner was educated at Brasenose College, Oxford. After that he worked as a journalist on the Guardian, Telegraph and Daily Mail.

He has written two humour books, Men and Collections and I’m Just Phoning to Chase My Invoice.

He was a member of Toastmasters International for five years and he has written speeches for top politicians, businessmen and celebrities. He is the founder of the UK Speechwriters' Guild.

If you would like to enquire about his speechwriting services, visit his website,

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