Oh, I wish I’d looked after me teeth,
And spotted the perils beneath.
All the toffees I chewed,
And the sweet sticky food,
Oh, I wish I’d looked after me teeth.
(a) Why does the poet wish that she had taken better care of her teeth?
(b) What caused perils/ decay beneath the poet’s teeth?
© Which word in the extract is a synonym of ‘noticed’?