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Being The Best Man For Dummies.

Author: Dominic Bliss
Publisher: Hoboken : John Wiley & amp; Sons, Ltd., 2011.
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Being best man is both an honour and a huge responsibility - if you think it's just a case of buying a few beers on a lad's night out, think again! You'e got a lot of organising to do, there's etiquette to follow and, of course, the dreaded speech to make. Fear not, however, as Being the Best Man For Dummies is here to help. It's a humorous, yet information-packed step-by-step guide to your role and  Read more...
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Bliss, Dominic.
Being The Best Man For Dummies.
Hoboken : John Wiley & amp; Sons, Ltd., ©2011
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Dominic Bliss
ISBN: 9781119996323 1119996325
OCLC Number: 797918177
Description: 1 online resource (187 pages)
Contents: About the Author; Author Acknowledgements; Contents at a Glance; Table of Contents; Introduction; About This Book; What You're Not to Read; Foolish Assumptions; How This Book Is Organized; Icons Used in This Book; Where to Go from Here; Part I: Initial Duties and the Stag Party; Chapter 1: Best Man Basics; I'm the Best Man! What Am I Supposed to Do?; Important Advice to Heed; Chapter 2: Stag Dos and Stag Don'ts; Guest List Only; Home or Away?; Choosing the Organiser; Getting Out and About; The Sporting Life; Evening Entertainment; Sorting Out the Details; Chapter 3: The Stag Party. Warming Up the StagsNo Sleep 'Til . . .; Setting Him Up; Getting the Stag Home; Dealing with Emergencies; Putting the Party on Record; Part II: Wedding Preparations and the Big Day; Chapter 4: The Build-up to the Big Day; Getting Him to the Church on Time; Preparing Your Wedding Wardrobe; Ushering the Ushers; Rehearsing the Wedding Ceremony; Organising the Groom's Last Night; Chapter 5: The Morning of theWedding; Rise and Shine; Cool as a Cucumber; Cross-town Traffic; Band of Brothers: Organising the Ushers; Dutch Courage: The Groom's Last Drink as a Free Man; Chapter 6: The Actual Ceremony. Pew! What a Lot of People: Seating the GuestsAltar-gether Now; Postnuptial Duties; Chapter 7: The Wedding Reception; The Reception; Guest Appearances; For What We Are About to Receive; Master of All He Surveys; Seeing Off the Newly-weds; Part III: The Speech; Chapter 8: Writing the Speech; Structuring Your Speech; Putting Pen to Paper; Kicking Off on a Good Note; Including the Essentials; Dishing the Dirt on the Groom; Absent Without Leave; Quote Me on That; Chapter 9: Delivering and Presenting Your Speech; Practice Makes Perfect; Fret Not; Delivering the Goods; Part IV: The Part of Tens. Chapter 10: Ten Great Ideas for the Stag DoTee Time; Fuelling Your Imagination; Monopoly Board Pub Crawl; Argy Bargey: Hiring a Barge; War! What Is It Good for?; The Sky's the Limit: Sky Diving; The Big Blue; Viva Las Vegas; The Beautiful Game; Getting Festive; Chapter 11: Ten Best Stag Do Destinations; London, United Kingdom; Newquay, United Kingdom; Brighton, United Kingdom; Nottingham, United Kingdom; Barcelona, Spain; Tallinn, Estonia; Berlin, Germany; Amsterdam, Holland; Prague, Czech Republic; Dublin, Irish Republic; Chapter 12: Ten Wedding Nightmare Scenarios; Stag Do Injuries. Lose the RingNo-Show Bride, No-Show Groom; Ceremony Interruption; Wedding Fight; Speech Embarrassments; Drunken Guests; Dodgy Weather; Family Feuding; Avoiding Temptation; Chapter 13: Surfing the Best Man Web; Wedding Basics; Hunting for The Stag Do; Organising the Wedding Day; Sorting Out Your Speech; Index.

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Being best man is both an honour and a huge responsibility - if you think it's just a case of buying a few beers on a lad's night out, think again! You'e got a lot of organising to do, there's etiquette to follow and, of course, the dreaded speech to make. Fear not, however, as Being the Best Man For Dummies is here to help. It's a humorous, yet information-packed step-by-step guide to your role and responsibilities, from organising the stag night (or weekend) right through to the big day itself. It also gives tips and advice for you to give the best speech you can.

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..".simple, clear and concise..." (Nottingham Evening Post, July 2006) "Funny and practical" (Pure Weddings, Autumn/Winter edition) ..".clear, bright, easy...everything you need to know ...Grooms, Read more...

 
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