A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

NOPE

Sat, 30 Apr '22
"Guess again"
Thu, 30 Dec '21
"Huh-uh"
Sat, 15 May '21
Informal denial
Wed, 12 May '21
"That's a negatory!"
Thu, 21 Jan '21
"Huh-uh"