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  • English, finding that about half the words that appear in books are "dark matter" that do not appear in reference books -- words that may be compound words, proper nouns, or just are undocumented, like "aridification" or "slenthem." Top Stories 2010


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  • The slenthem (also slentem or gender panembung) is a Javanese metallophone which makes up part of a gamelan orchestra. (Wikipedia

    April 23, 2012

  • The spelling variation arises because it's a retroflex t which sounds somewhat intermediate between a thick t and th.

    April 25, 2012