Oh, this is new.
So I was looking through the OED's list of words added last quarter
, and reading some of the various new definitions and the quotes they were sourced from, and came across this one in obfusticate
1997 Re: Behe's Last Laugh in talk.origins (Usenet newsgroup) 13 Feb., Behe conveniently ignores and obfusticates the real mechanism of evolutionary change.
I hadn't realized they were considering Usenet to be a printed source for that sort of purpose. How neat!
Those of you who are trying to get specific words included in the OED, take note! Current Mood: surprised