I said yes in an instant, and I looked forward to the day.But my job came with one oft-dreaded requirement: the best man’s speech.A best man's moving musical speech at his brother's wedding has had more than 200,000 views since it was uploaded on Friday.
(Believe it or not, people likewise charge for products that teach best-man toasts.
When Tom asked me to be his best man, at first I was over the moon, firstly that he was going to marry the woman that he loves, and secondly that he had asked me to be his best man. Then he reassured me, he said, "all you have got to do is stand up, look a little idiotic, tell a few jokes and be confident." Taking this on board, here I am.
Firstly a few thank-yous I have been asked to make.
Firstly, to all who have helped in the service, and this lovely party.
Whether you have brought food, or helped decorate this place, or just come to support the happy couple, thank you.