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Bachelor(ette) Party

Bachelor(ette) Party

Date: Jul 13 2005


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It is traditional in America to have a party before you get married.
This party is called a bachelor party for the guys and a bachelorette party for the ladies. Listen in as we talk about them.


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John:   You ever been to a bachelor party?

Migs:   Yeah, I’ve been to one or two. What about you?

John:   I just went to my first one last weekend in Tahoe.

Migs:   Oh, how was it?

John:   Oh, it was a great time.

Migs:   Like, crazy, wild, gambling girls – all that kind of stuff?

John:   Yeah, you know, I mean, it’s the last party before he gets married and, um, we try to get him to do all those things he’s not going to be able to do once he’s hitched.

Migs:   So, were there a lot of girls involved or was it…

John:   Not with us. Actually we were kind of mellow that way but there were other girls there on bachelorette parties.

Migs:   Oh right! Those are so much fun!

John:   Yeah. I mean it was the first time I had seen those, too, and they kinda ran around doing a scavenger hunt like thing.

Migs:   So give me an example.

John:   Well, usually the girl will wear a veil like she’s getting married so everyone knows that it’s her, and they’ll have her asking… she’ll have to go and ask men different things and she’ll have to dance on the bar and things like that, so it’s basically just a chance for all her friends to, kind of, make her do crazy things.

Migs:   And, like, embarrass her.

John:   Exactly.

Migs:   So, who went to the bachelor party? Was it just, like, family and friends or what?

John:   Yeah, it’s usually the best friends of the people getting married so, and in this case it was the wedding party. You know, the people who are actually going to be in the ceremony.

Migs:   Oh. So there was just like five or six people?

John:   Yeah, because it was out of town, um, it’s, he didn’t want to have a huge party. It was just his best friends, so we had a great time.



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and bachelor parties are a blast for sure! You get all of your best friends together for one last celebration of being single.
Usually, the bride or groom doesn’t do any planning for these parties. They are planned by friends who try to do something that will embarrass the bride or groom.
Do you celebrate bachelorette and bachelor parties where you live? What kinds of things do you do?



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Iran, Islamic Republic Of

we dont have such a parties,bachelor or bachelortee,in iran..just who can tell me what exactly is done in such a parties?give me some examples how the brides and groomm are going to be embareessd?thanks

08:01 PM Jun 22 2014 |




It's must be funny. But in my time it wasn't traditional, that such Party was taken place. Just today is aired on TV about an accident while the bachelorette party. The jung lady become an disabled due her friend pushed her in to pool. And she has broken her spine. That's no blast anymore!

04:58 PM Nov 24 2010 |

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really this is long time can not comment in englishebaby is very fun

11:37 AM Aug 19 2009 |



hi how r u all.hows ur life? enjoy ur party and join me.byetake care


06:19 AM May 18 2008 |

li wenju

li wenju



05:53 AM Nov 30 2007 |

Driss Belaabed


great audio demo

04:19 AM Jul 24 2005 |

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