"One banana only"
Marines enjoy a banana for lunch whilst helping to unload a cargo of Canary bananas from the Norwegian ship 'SS Bajamar' during a strike at Canary Wharf, West India Dock, London. Sailors and Marines were called in that day, to unload the cargo in the ships in the London Docks. (Photo by Harry Todd/Fox Photos/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)
In JUNE 1948 London portworkers went on strike, after a number of them were suspended from work for claiming the usual special payment for handling zinc oxide.
Particularly hard or unpleasant jobs were often paid at a special higher rate