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Words for the Wedding: Creative Ideas for Choosing and Using Hundreds of Quotations to Personalize Your Vows, Toasts, Invitations and More
     

Words for the Wedding: Creative Ideas for Choosing and Using Hundreds of Quotations to Personalize Your Vows, Toasts, Invitations and More

by Wendy Paris, Andrew Chesler
 
"Come live with me and be my love..."

Nothing personalizes a wedding more than using the right words. Brides- and grooms-to-be looking for unique, inspiring ways to celebrate their special day will find the best words of love in this practical guide. Romantic and witty, classic and contemporary, multicultural, pop-cultural, and just plain fun-if it

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"Come live with me and be my love..."

Nothing personalizes a wedding more than using the right words. Brides- and grooms-to-be looking for unique, inspiring ways to celebrate their special day will find the best words of love in this practical guide. Romantic and witty, classic and contemporary, multicultural, pop-cultural, and just plain fun-if it's been said about love, it's in this book.

Covering everything from invitations and wedding websites to readings, programs, party favors, and more, Words for the Wedding presents hundreds of classic and contemporary poems, quotes, quips, and blessings-from the Buddha to Bono-along with advice on how to use them most memorably.

Whether you're planning a traditional nuptial or a do-it-yourself celebration on a shoestring, this useful and inspiring book will help you find all the right words to go along with "I do."

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The most memorable parts of a wedding are in the words chosen for the vows, the toasts, and even the invitations. But finding the perfect words to express your exact sentiment can be a time-consuming and nerve-wracking process. Words for the Wedding will now make that difficult task a bit easier by providing hundreds of quotations and suggestions for what to say and how to say it. Everyone from John Donne and William Shakespeare to Billy Crystal and the Indigo Girls weighs in on all aspects of love and marriage, both humorous and touching. Authors Wendy Paris and Andrew Chesler also offer helpful hints on how to personalize the quotations for your own purposes, ensuring a unique and special day.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780399526527
Publisher:
Penguin Publishing Group
Publication date:
01/28/2001
Edition description:
1 ED
Pages:
304
Product dimensions:
6.00(w) x 8.00(h) x 0.77(d)
Age Range:
18 Years

Meet the Author

Wendy Paris is a freelance writer in Hoboken, New Jersey. She is the author of a book of dating and relationship advice based on fairy tales, and has written for the New York Times' Modern Love column and for Bride's, Modern Bride, Glamour, Self, and other publications.
Andrew Chesler, an artist, is the author of several books of quotations.

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