In our question and answer series of articles, we return to the topic of birthday speeches. Here our readers asked The Presentation Doctor for advice on writing 21st birthday speeches for a friend.
Question from Sarah:
The Presentation Doctor’s response:
One of the best things to bring into a birthday speech are some amusing tales of your time together.
You could start the speech with “I first met my friend…” or “I have known my friend since…”
It would probably be best to exclude the more bawdy moments of your time together, but stories of a few silly moments or some close scrapes can go down well.
If you get really stuck you could do an “On this day in history…” or “people who share this birthday with my friend include…”