A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

CANI

Thu, 31 Mar '22
"Pretty please?"
Tue, 22 Mar '22
"Ple-e-e-ease?"
Sun, 3 Oct '21
"Pretty please?"
Wed, 4 Aug '21
Request accompanying puppy dog eyes, maybe
Sun, 1 Aug '21
"Ple-e-e-ease?"
Thu, 21 Jan '21
"Please, please, please?"