A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

IBET

Wed, 6 Dec '23
"Hah!"
Mon, 4 Dec '23
"Oh, sure it is!"
Mon, 27 Nov '23
"Yeah, o-o-o-kay …"
Thu, 13 Jul '23
"Mmm-hmm. If you say so"
Mon, 10 Apr '23
"Yeah, right …"
Fri, 24 Mar '23
"Uh-huh, yeah"
Thu, 9 Feb '23
"Ri-i-i-ight"
Wed, 21 Dec '22
"Yeah, sure"
Tue, 6 Dec '22
"Oh yeah, that sounds *super* plausible"
Sat, 24 Sep '22
Scoffing response
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!"