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As sulfurous tendrils of smoke and ash swirled in the air above Cahuenga Boulevard, the studio started filling with a swap meet's worth of televisions and stereos.
Neither the kimchi fried rice, which tasted like ketchup and cabbage, nor the kimchi pancake did much to showcase kimchi’s sulfurous punch.
Night after night, starting at 4:48 P.M. and repeating hourly, the Chief delivered his sulfurous on-air denunciations.
According to the press release, the volcanoes injected sulfurous gases into the stratosphere.
The authors explain that sulfurous gases released during a powerful volcano can form reflective sulfate aerosols in the stratosphere.
The town abounds with hot springs, boiling mud, and, yes, the sulfurous farts of the gods.
The Solfatara, a dormant volcano, emits sulfurous fumes.
One Massachusetts minister lumped together Louis XIV, his Catholic confederates, and a sulfurous Devil, at least two of whom were nowhere in the neighborhood.
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