Best Man Speech: How to Be Funny

When you deliver a best man speech, the audience expects many warm words towards the bride and groom but they also expect humor, they expect to laugh, they expect you to be funny.

So how do you accomplish this?  How can you be funny in your best man speech?  Are there any good best man wedding jokes?

To be funny in a best man speech is a challenge!  Why?  The Audience!

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Short, But Funny, Southern Best Man Speech

What is it about a Southern accent that makes stories even better?  In the video below, we see a short, but very funny, best man speech.

The best man, with a Southern accent and demeanor to the core, begins his best man speech by saying, “Tradition would dictate that this would be opportunity to bring out embarassing stories about the groom, but I am not going to do that.  For example, I will not tell the story about…”Read More

Richard CummingsShort, But Funny, Southern Best Man Speech

Hiliarious Best Man Speech

The Best Man Speech below is an absolutely hilarious best man speech from a Scottsmen.  As we have written many times on this site, humor is mandatory in a best man speech.

In the speech below, the best man at this Scottish wedding uses humor perfectly, though his content is rather edgy.  You must know your audience in a best man speech and he clearly did–many Scottish people who were enjoying themselves and up for a good, if irreverent, laugh.

This is a great example of a best man speech and should be used as a barometer for how to create a funny best man speech.  However, tread carefully if you want to use similar content–it may not go over with all audiences.

In this best man speech, his boderline humor consists of a joke with the bride asking the groom if he would “like to try her black bush”.  Read More

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