A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ILL

Thu, 8 Sep '22
In a bad way
Fri, 1 Jul '22
"___ live"
Wed, 22 Jun '22
Sick
Wed, 18 May '22
Feeling crummy
Tue, 26 Apr '22
Under the weather
Sun, 27 Feb '22
"'Tis an ___ cook that cannot lick his own fingers": "Romeo and Juliet"
Sun, 6 Feb '22
Misfortune
Thu, 20 Jan '22
"___ say!"
Mon, 10 Jan '22
Under the weather
Tue, 19 Oct '21
___-advised
Sun, 3 Oct '21
In a bad way
Mon, 27 Sep '21
Sick
Thu, 12 Aug '21
Not well
Tue, 22 Jun '21
Think ___ of
Mon, 21 Jun '21
Word before "bite" or "go"
Sun, 9 May '21
Poorly
Wed, 5 May '21
Indisposed
Mon, 1 Mar '21
"___ get you!"
Wed, 10 Feb '21
"___ say!"
Sun, 7 Feb '21
Laid up