A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

POW

Thu, 20 Oct '22
Comic book onomatopoeia
Wed, 11 May '22
"Right in the kisser!"
Tue, 18 Jan '22
Word in a "Batman" balloon
Sun, 18 Apr '21
[Batman punches a bad guy]
Tue, 6 Apr '21
"Wham!"