A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SOAK

Sat, 30 Jul '22
Charge too much
Mon, 16 May '22
Drench
Tue, 29 Mar '22
Marinate, e.g.
Mon, 24 May '21
Lo-o-ong bath
Mon, 29 Mar '21
Take a lo-o-ong bath