The Kamikaze (ç¥é¢¨, common translation: “divine wind“) were suicide attacks by military aviators from the Empire of Japan against Allied naval vessels in the closing stages of the Pacific campaign of World War II, designed to destroy as many warships as possible.
And here they are again, the valiant warrior spirit reborn in those selfless unionised lions, desperate to defend their industry-leading salaries and benefits from the rapacious claws of their arch-nimitzes*, the evil Willy Walsh. The Court of Appeal has just decided that sticking to arcane union regulations is only necessary if it’s the union sticking to them, therefore allowing the union to strike at will as the tourist industry is just starting to function after the devastation of the credit crunch and the Icelandic volcano.
Well done, you brave heroes of the downtrodden trolley dolly*!
*See also: Pyrrhic victory.
*Yes, I am unduly proud of this one.