WATCH: How Not to Screw Up the Wedding Toast

Etiquette, Planning Tips

Toasting the bride and groom is a huge honor bestowed on the couple's closest family and friends on their wedding day. And while this request is super special, it's also completely daunting: How on earth are you supposed to write a speech to your bestie and her new husband in front of hundreds of guests without making a fool of yourself?

Luckily for you, we've thought up everything you shouldn't say in a wedding toast. Our satirical take on the dos and don'ts of this important moment in your friendship will totally keep your from accidentally giving a roast — that is, if you pay attention to the five topics you absolutely shouldn't bring up.

See more: Ridiculous Questions Grooms Ask — But Shouldn't

So what exactly is off limits, you may ask? First up, don't you dare mention any exes. Sure, your girl and her college boyfriend may be old buds by now, but that's something that no one wants to hear (especially the groom) on the day you're supposed to be celebrating her everlasting love with her current beau. You also don't want to discuss the way they met, if, let's say, it wasn't rom-com worthy (i.e. the urban legend one night stand that turned into a lot more, or Tinder).

Just remember: This day is about your friend and the special connection she found with her now-husband. As long as your toast comes from the heart, it's bound to be great.

Watch the full video above to see some other terrible toast mishaps you absolutely shouldn't make.

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