I am unpalatable yet hold great appeal nonetheless.
I am usually unnoticed yet invariably supportive.
I am much more of an under than I am an over.
I am typically convivial yet always have a task at hand.
I am able to be abbreviated and indeed generally am.
I am the carrier of valuable cargo yet am often scanty.
I am one of several yet there is always a favourite.
I am of delicate construction yet am always robust.
I am part of a set yet separation occurs frequently.
I am worn by Jane yet I am admired by John.
I am the bearer of straps known to catch men out.
I am rarely witnessed publicly yet often desired privately.
I am named like a French restaurant yet am in fact American.
I am named also like an outdoor heater and am called hot.
WHAT AM I?
Last edition’s Fustigator: Snow