A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Fri, 13 May '22
Coronation, e.g.
Mon, 25 Apr '22
Bar mitzvah, for one
Wed, 29 Dec '21
Confirmation or quinceaƱera
Sun, 11 Apr '21
QuinceaƱera, e.g.
Sat, 13 Feb '21
Hajj, e.g.