A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OWETO

Sat, 18 May '24
Have because of
Thu, 25 Apr '24
Have because of
Sat, 13 Jan '24
Must give
Sun, 7 May '23
Have because of
Sun, 17 Apr '22
Must pay back
Thu, 30 Dec '21
Have because of
Sun, 23 May '21
Have because of