A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

POW

Sat, 8 Jul '23
Sign of a big hit?
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!"