A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

IBET

Wed, 18 May '22
"Yeah, right"
Thu, 30 Dec '21
"Um, sure"
Thu, 2 Dec '21
"Sure, sure"
Sun, 24 Oct '21
"Su-u-ure"
Mon, 4 Oct '21
"Yeah, right!"
Tue, 31 Aug '21
"Yeah, right!"
Thu, 8 Jul '21
"Su-u-u-ure"
Tue, 29 Jun '21
"Yeah, sure!"
Tue, 16 Mar '21
"Ri-i-i-ight!"