A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ENOS

Thu, 23 Dec '21
Great-great-great-great-great grandfather of Noah
Tue, 21 Dec '21
First and only chimpanzee to orbit Earth
Thu, 25 Nov '21
Grandson of Adam
Fri, 28 May '21
905-year-old in Genesis
Tue, 9 Mar '21
First son of Seth
Sun, 28 Feb '21
Baseball Hall-of-Famer Slaughter