A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

FAD

Fri, 11 Jun '21
It doesn't last long
Thu, 3 Jun '21
Silly Bandz or Webkinz, once
Sat, 1 May '21
44-Downs, once
Tue, 20 Apr '21
Furbys or fidget spinners, once
Wed, 31 Mar '21
Pet rocks, once
Thu, 11 Mar '21
Something lacking staying power
Fri, 19 Feb '21
Tamagotchi, once
Wed, 17 Feb '21
Hula hoops or fidget spinners, once