A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

POGO

Wed, 5 Jan '22
Kind of stick
Sun, 2 Jan '22
___ stick
Mon, 27 Dec '21
Jumping stick
Sun, 21 Nov '21
Get on the stick?
Tue, 23 Mar '21
Comic strip that's the source of the line "We have met the enemy and he is us"