A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

MAD

Sat, 16 Jul '22
Very, informally
Wed, 6 Jul '22
Hopping ___
Sun, 17 Apr '22
Passionate (about)
Mon, 21 Mar '22
Furious
Sat, 27 Mar '21
It began as a comic book with the tagline "Humor in a jugular vein"
Thu, 25 Feb '21
Choleric
Mon, 15 Feb '21
Plenty steamed