A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

GEESE

Mon, 20 Jun '22
Plural that makes one wonder why there aren't any meese
Tue, 14 Jun '22
Flappers in a gaggle
Sat, 4 Jun '22
Silly sorts
Mon, 10 Jan '22
Birds in a gaggle
Thu, 10 Jun '21
Tessellated creatures in Escher prints
Fri, 30 Apr '21
Ones getting you down?