A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

PAID

Wed, 5 Jun '24
Ponied up
Thu, 11 Apr '24
Settled up
Wed, 2 Aug '23
Shelled out
Sun, 11 Dec '22
Remunerated
Thu, 8 Dec '22
Ponied up
Sun, 28 Aug '22
Was worthwhile, with "off"
Mon, 14 Jun '21
Stamp on an invoice