A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

FAD

Sun, 13 Nov '22
It's hot right now
Thu, 29 Sep '22
Everybody's doing it
Sat, 18 Jun '22
It's hot right now
Sun, 29 May '22
It's in, then it's out
Sun, 22 May '22
Its life span is short
Thu, 24 Feb '22
Flavor of the month
Sun, 2 Jan '22
Bottle flipping in the mid-2010s, e.g.
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