A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SLAM

Wed, 28 Feb '24
Major dis
Mon, 5 Jun '23
Grand ___ (tennis coup)
Fri, 2 Jun '23
Wrestling move
Sat, 26 Nov '22
Spoken word competition
Thu, 7 Jul '22
Event for poets
Sun, 9 Jan '22
Strong pan
Sat, 6 Nov '21
Trash
Wed, 3 Nov '21
Bang shut
Fri, 11 Jun '21
Criticize forcefully
Tue, 1 Jun '21
Poetry showdown