A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OTOH

Sun, 5 Jun '22
Text-writer's segue
Mon, 9 May '22
Tweeter's "alternatively"
Mon, 4 Apr '22
Alternatively, in a text
Sun, 23 May '21
Texter's "Then again ..."
Sun, 2 May '21
Conversely, in brief
Sat, 13 Feb '21
Texted lead-in to an alternative