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  • n. Plural form of pea-souper.

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  • The soot drifting down, commonly referred to as “blacks” and the smell of coal were pervasive as were the pea-soupers, fogs caused by a foul mixture of soot, smoke and fog.

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  • The growth of industry and the ever expanding population which relied on coal for heating and cooking meant that those elements which contributed to “pea-soupers” increased in volume.

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  • "I have very fond memories of your 'pea-soupers,'" the old woman confided.

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  • The RAC have advised motorists to take extra care driving through pea-soupers.

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  • "Go back to the 1950s and the big pea-soupers in London came from the amount of crap that people were putting out of their chimneys from coal fires."

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  • He doesn't even slip up when considering matters of British heritage, culture and politics - quite a feat when you consider that I have read respected American authors dealing with the subject who think that Private Eye is a TV show, or that London still suffers from pea-soupers.

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  • If you watch the video above, you can imagine how eerie the decent would have been during the swirling pea-soupers of yore.

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