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The town abounds with hot springs, boiling mud, and, yes, the sulfurous farts of the gods.
The authors explain that sulfurous gases released during a powerful volcano can form reflective sulfate aerosols in the stratosphere.
One Massachusetts minister lumped together Louis XIV, his Catholic confederates, and a sulfurous Devil, at least two of whom were nowhere in the neighborhood.
According to the press release, the volcanoes injected sulfurous gases into the stratosphere.
The Solfatara, a dormant volcano, emits sulfurous fumes.
Another cargo of light oil, which is less sulfurous than heavier grades, is set to arrive in a couple of months at Ulsan from even farther away -- the U.S. -- to be processed by SK Innovation Co., South Korea’s top refiner.
Sulfurous compounds called glucosinolates give cruciferous veggies their bitter taste and also potentially fight cancer—but also trigger gassiness and bloating.
Its anchor was the J.C. Penney, which had put its first Florida store in Palatka in 1928 and employed a generation of workers, mostly women, who generally did not seek to work in the sulfurous-smelling mill.
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