A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

GET

Fri, 13 May '22
Snag
Sun, 1 May '22
Grok
Thu, 14 Apr '22
Grok
Thu, 3 Mar '22
Trick
Mon, 21 Feb '22
Understand
Mon, 10 May '21
"Do you ___ my drift?"
Tue, 9 Mar '21
Understand