A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Fri, 28 Oct '22
Tomfoolery, e.g.
Sat, 21 May '22
"Sounds like a good time!"
Tue, 30 Mar '21
When tripled, 1964 Beach Boys hit
Tue, 16 Mar '21
"If you obey all the rules, you miss all the ___" (quote attributed to Katharine Hepburn)