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date: 28 June 2022

Pam Ayres 1947– 
English writer of humorous verse 

  1. Oh, I wish I’d looked after me teeth,
    And spotted the dangers beneath,
    All the toffees I chewed,
    And the sweet sticky food,
    Oh, I wish I’d looked after me teeth.
    ‘Oh, I wish I’d looked after me teeth’ (1976)
  2. Medicinal discovery,
    It moves in mighty leaps,
    It leapt straight past the common cold
    And gave it us for keeps.
    ‘Oh no, I got a cold’ (1976)