A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

BEES

Wed, 1 Jun '22
Spell-offs
Mon, 30 May '22
Pollen gatherers
Sat, 16 Apr '22
Contests in which the competitors are eliminated one by one
Fri, 26 Nov '21
Queen's subjects
Tue, 8 Jun '21
Nectar collectors
Sun, 28 Feb '21
Humbugs?
Tue, 23 Feb '21
Honeybunch?