A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ONTAP

Thu, 26 May '22
Ready to go
Fri, 8 Apr '22
At the ready
Wed, 22 Dec '21
Straight out of the barrel
Mon, 22 Nov '21
Like draft beers
Tue, 2 Nov '21
Ready to go next
Mon, 29 Mar '21
Not bottled or canned, as beer