A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

BRAS

Sun, 25 Sep '22
Things with wires, often
Sat, 12 Feb '22
Cuup products
Thu, 9 Dec '21
Things with hooks
Wed, 16 Jun '21
Items purportedly burned outside the Miss America Pageant in 1968
Sun, 6 Jun '21
They might be wireless