A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

WORE

Tue, 18 Oct '22
Had on
Sun, 22 May '22
Tuckered (out)
Tue, 1 Feb '22
Became threadbare
Mon, 22 Nov '21
Had on
Sat, 20 Nov '21
Eroded
Sat, 24 Apr '21
Rocked, so to speak