Author: Paul Dickson
Publisher: Chartwell Books
ISBN: 0785835695
Size: 20.45 MB
Format: PDF
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For anyone who will ever face a sea of expectantly raised glasses, or anyone who is fascinated by words and word-play, this rich compendium of toasts for every occasion will prove as entertaining as it is useful. The best toasts ever proclaimed (and a few of the worst), funny and sentimental toasts, cynical and heartfelt toasts, justly famous and unjustly forgotten toasts, they're all here in the latest compilation of verbal fun from wordsmith extraordinaire Paul Dickson. Impossible to put down when browsing and easy to use when looking something up, Toasts one of those books that will never gather dust on the shelf.


Author: June Cotner
Publisher: Cleis Press
ISBN: 1936740850
Size: 65.62 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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A well-chosen toast can make simple moments special and special moments memorable. Whether it’s celebrating a wedding, a job promotion, a birthday, or a new direction in life, toasting is a tradition that remains a part of honoring important occasions. For nearly 20 years, June Cotner has been the go-to for blessings, housewarmings, new babies, graces, and all of life's rites of passage. Here, she joins forces with award-winning poet and author Nancy Tupper Ling to provide the right words for every occasion! Toasts is the perfect resource for any moment where one needs to raise a glass. Organized by category and containing many original toasts written just for this book, this timely tome contains sayings famous and profound, suitable and sentimental. Covering births, weddings, graduations, and other events both major and minor, Toasts also provides inspirations for adding meaning to life's special moments. When it comes to making a toast, knowing what to say and how to say it is a talent that takes practice. Toasts is the perfect place to find fresh original toasts in addition to traditional favorites.

Don T Burn Your Toast

Author: Pete Honsberger
Publisher: Archway Publishing
ISBN: 1480844764
Size: 72.12 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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Dont Burn Your Toast should from this day forward be a staple in the planning of every wedding, alongside the venue, photographer, cake and the wedding dress. - Vincent Pugliese, Elizabeth Vincent Photography Its an honor to be chosen as best man or maid of honor for a wedding. First comes planning for the big weekend, then preparing for the bachelor/bachelorette party, and finally delivering a toast at the reception. In front of everyone. Gulp. Like many of you, Pete Honsberger has seen the good, the bad, and the ugly when it comes to these toasts. And he thinks he can help. Along with plenty of pop culture references and a few life lessons, Pete provides the building blocks to an unforgettable story, helpful speech prompts, and a Dynamite Toast Checklist that will help turn a potentially dreaded obligation into a golden opportunity. Dont Burn Your Toast leads the charge against mediocre (or disastrous) wedding speeches with a simple, funny and chronological guide to a memorable toast.

The Complete Book Of Toasts

Author: Paul Dickson
Publisher: Robson Books Limited
ISBN: 9781861051769
Size: 20.45 MB
Format: PDF, ePub
View: 2176
Compendium of toasts for every occasion will prove as entertaining as useful.

Town Country Toasts For Every Occasion

Author: Pamela Fiori
Publisher: Hearst Books
ISBN: 9781588163936
Size: 46.94 MB
Format: PDF
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Give a toast to Town & Country–and Town & Country will give many toasts to you. Town & Country knows more than anyone about how to raise a glass in unforgettable style. Whether the event is formal or relaxed, whether there’s a large group listening or a party of one, there’s a saying appropriate to any occasion. Words to celebrate birthdays, anniversaries, and holidays; salutes to luck and good health, loving acknowledgments to parents; sweet somethings for an intimate evening with someone special: all this and more appear in this astonishingly comprehensive collection of sophisticated quotations. Discover the how-tos of tasting and say, “cheers!” in many languages. Sidebars provide classic toasts, and tips for adding a personalized touch. • Advertising in Town & Country Magazine “Here’s to us that are here, to you that are there, and the rest of us everywhere.”—Rudyard Kipling

Entertaining From Ancient Rome To The Super Bowl An Encyclopedia 2 Volumes

Author: Melitta Weiss Adamson
Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 0313086893
Size: 59.27 MB
Format: PDF, Docs
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From the earliest times, humans have enjoyed dining and entertainment with family and friends, from sharing a simple meal to an extravagant feast for a special celebration. In this two-volume set, entries tell the history of wedding and religious customs, holidays such as Thanksgiving and Christmas, and modern day get togethers such as block parties and Superbowl parties. Providing a worldwide perspective on celebration, entries on topics such as Dim Sum, La Quinceanera Parties, Deepavali, and Juneteenth cover many cultures. In addition, entries on Ancient Rome, Medieval entertaining, and others give an inside view as to what entertaining was like during those times, should readers want to recreate these themes for school projects or club banquets. Whether a student of history or world language class, or an adult planning a theme party, there is something in Entertaining from Ancient Rome to the Super Bowl for everyone.

Speak With Power And Confidence

Author: Patrick Collins
Publisher: Sterling Publishing Company, Inc.
ISBN: 9781402761232
Size: 76.17 MB
Format: PDF, Kindle
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Provides advice and simple techniques for communicating effectively in speeches, business presentations, negotiations, job interviews, media interviews, and other situations where verbal skills are crucial for projecting a powerful and confident image. Original.

Funny Toasts

Author: Liz Walwyn
Publisher: CreateSpace
ISBN: 9781489504760
Size: 67.49 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Mobi
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Funny Toasts is a collection and collaboration of amusing toast to share with friends and strangers. Each toast is sure to encourage laughter and lift spirits in the room. Every hour should be a "Happy Hour" and Funny Toasts will help you rise to the occasion! Laugh loud and drink responsibly. Cheers

How To Make A Brilliant Best Man S Speech

Author: Phillip Khan-Panni
Publisher: Robinson
ISBN: 9781472137043
Size: 19.19 MB
Format: PDF
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How to make a great, best man's speech - and a guide to being a great best man. In this book Phillip Khan-Panni uses his expertise as a champion professional speaker to help the best man with the terrifying prospect of writing and delivering The Speech. He guides you on the vital preparation of your speech and tells you how to use stories, jokes and quotations that will lift it well above the bare necessities. With the author`s help and his professional tips and techniques, you will be able to make a really entertaining and moving speech that will be remembered for a long time to come. You might even enjoy making it as much as the guests do hearing it! There are also checklists and further advice to help you organize the whole occasion so that the big day honors the groom and his bride and thoroughly impresses their friends and relations

The Ladies Book Of Etiquette And Manual Of Politeness

Author: Florence Hartley
Size: 43.60 MB
Format: PDF, ePub, Docs
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The Ladies' Book of Etiquette, And Manual of Politeness: A Complete Handbook for the Use of the by Florence Hartley, first published in 1872, is a rare manuscript, the original residing in one of the great libraries of the world. This book is a reproduction of that original, which has been scanned and cleaned by state-of-the-art publishing tools for better readability and enhanced appreciation. Restoration Editors' mission is to bring long out of print manuscripts back to life. Some smudges, annotations or unclear text may still exist, due to permanent damage to the original work. We believe the literary significance of the text justifies offering this reproduction, allowing a new generation to appreciate it.