Oh I showed them the toothpaste all right,
I flashed it about late at night,
But up-and-down brushin’
And pokin’ and fussin’ ,
Didn’t seem worth the time-I could bite!
(a) Explain ‘showed them the toothpaste.’
(b) What does the words ‘pokin and fussin’ mean?
© What mistake did the poet make regarding brushing of teeth?