A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

GLEE

Mon, 4 Oct '21
Extreme happiness
Fri, 10 Sep '21
Absolute delight
Tue, 31 Aug '21
Fox series about musical high schoolers
Wed, 2 Jun '21
Delight
Tue, 11 May '21
Great delight
Wed, 13 Jan '21
TV show that launched more than 200 songs onto the Billboard Hot 100