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What you say at a funeral, a wedding, when you introduce someone

Sample Letter: Letter (or email) of Apology

What You Say If You Forget A Birthday Or Other Important Occasion Whatyousay.com found an excellent sample letter in L.Sue Baugh’s Handbook for Practical Letter Writing. We have included it here, with a few modifications, so that you can use … Continue reading

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Sample Graduation Letter or Note

What You Say In A Note Or Letter To Someone Who’s Graduating The sample letter below can be printed and sent on its own, or you can fold it within a pre-written card. Either way, whatyousay.com recommends that you print … Continue reading

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Writing Personal Notes: Should They Be Hand-Written?

Is It A Good Idea To Hand-Write A Personal Note? If your penmanship is legible, do it. And if you’re artistic or if you can do calligraphy, by all means take the time to do it by hand. But if … Continue reading

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Beautiful Wedding Toast from The Prophet

A Beautiful Wedding Toast from The Prophet by Khalil Gibran Here’s an elegant toast that you can use. But a word of caution. The people at the wedding, and especially the bride and groom,  must meet at least one of … Continue reading

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Toasts:Here’s A Short Toast You Can Use

What You Say When You Make A Toast A toast should be witty and short. Here’s a toast from the movie “The Long Kiss Goodnight” that you can quickly learn and use the next time you need one. It is … Continue reading

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A Wedding Toast by Chandler Travis

A “Wedding Warning” by Chandler Travis Recently I heard Chandler Travis and his Three-O at historic Caffe Lena in Saratoga Springs (which, incidentally is one of my favorite places in the world). Reviewers say that Chandler can’t do anything with … Continue reading

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Examples of Wedding Toasts

Wedding Toasts: By The Bride To Her Mother (Looking at the audience, say…) “I would like to propose a toast to my mother. (Looking directly at your mother, make eye contact, and say…)  “I am proud to call you mom. Thank … Continue reading

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Wedding Toast Examples for the Father of the Bride

Wedding Toasts For a Father to his Daughter (The father faces the audience and says…) “All the years_________was growing up, we knew that this day would come — __________’s wedding day.  This is a very special day for us, as … Continue reading

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Wedding Toast Etiquette

Wedding Toast Tips Bits of poetry, including quotations and appropriate witticisms will enrich your toast as well as show that you cared enough to give it some thought ahead of time. Avoid any jokes or anecdotes that have ethnic or … Continue reading

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Wedding Toasts

Two Funny Wedding Toasts “Here’s to the bride and the mother in-law. Here’s to the groom and the father in-law. Here’s to the sister and brother in-law. Here’s to friends and friends in-law. May none of you ever need, an … Continue reading

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