Tim Walker’s Fustigator XIV


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.








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