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That time - retiring time - can bring many joys.

Finally time to call your own: to travel, to spend with family...

But before your new adventures begin, the old life must have a fitting close. This usually means a speech and for lots of people the mere thought of that is nerve-wracking.


Have you given a great retirement speech?

Would you consider sharing it?

All over the world there are thousands of people preparing to retire and they're looking for inspiration for their retirement speech.

Many of them come here. They read my sample retirement speech. But I'd love them to find more.

Help a fellow retiree to-be with the text of your speech. Witty, poignant, zany...

Let's hear it from you! Somebody, somewhere is waiting for it now.

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Bill Gilmour's Retirement Speech - Dunfermline High School July 2006 
Do you know I've been coming to this prize-giving ceremony for over 30 years and this is the first time I've got a prize! I knew that if I kept turning …

Humorous Retirement Speech Not rated yet
Here's a humorous retirement speech I helped a friend write. It's posted here with his permission. The setting was his company staffroom. The staff were …

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