A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TALC

Sat, 25 Dec '21
More familiar name for hydrated magnesium silicate
Fri, 24 Dec '21
One end of the Mohs scale
Wed, 24 Nov '21
Barbershop supply
Sun, 30 May '21
Powder in the powder room
Sun, 21 Feb '21
What goes right to the bottom?