A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Thu, 3 Nov '22
Anchor's position
Mon, 27 Jun '22
Like the caboose among all the cars on a train
Mon, 13 Jun '22
Stand the test of time
Fri, 22 Oct '21
Hold up
Wed, 2 Jun '21
Persist
Thu, 13 May '21
Have legs, so to speak
Sun, 28 Feb '21
Like a senior year