A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

BABE

Sun, 25 Sep '22
Sweets
Tue, 5 Jul '22
*Little one in arms
Fri, 11 Mar '22
Term of endearment
Thu, 28 Oct '21
Sweets
Thu, 3 Jun '21
Honey
Wed, 27 Jan '21
Hon