A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Wed, 16 Nov '22
Mum's mum
Sat, 13 Aug '22
Mum's mum
Sat, 4 Jun '22
Gram alternative
Mon, 21 Feb '22
Photographer Goldin
Thu, 17 Feb '22
Mum's mum
Thu, 3 Feb '22
Grandma, in Cambridge
Sun, 3 Oct '21
Grandma, to Brits
Wed, 16 Jun '21
Photographer Goldin
Wed, 17 Mar '21
Bread served with dal, maybe