A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ILL

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