Obfuscation

My wife was reading the other day. She looked over at me and asked, "What does obfuscated mean?". Being a programmer, and having seen some rather obfuscated code in my time (not to mention the IOCCC) I'm familiar with the true meaning of the word. I explained it, then wondered:

Is the use of the word "obfuscated", in a context where it's unlikely that people will know the meaning of the word, an example of obfuscation?

<sigh>

Yes, my week has been that bad.

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Form or Function

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