A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ILLS

Wed, 28 Feb '24
Societal troubles
Mon, 19 Feb '24
Societal problems
Wed, 22 Nov '23
Sorry situations
Tue, 21 Mar '23
Societal woes
Tue, 28 Feb '23
Woes
Sun, 11 Sep '22
Woes
Tue, 31 May '22
Poverty and pollution, for two
Wed, 4 May '22
Afflictions
Sun, 3 Apr '22
Misfortunes
Fri, 25 Mar '22
Pandora releases
Thu, 17 Mar '22
Afflictions
Thu, 25 Nov '21
Misfortunes
Mon, 12 Apr '21
Societal problems
Thu, 11 Feb '21
Woes