A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

DROP

Tue, 26 Apr '22
Withdraw from, as a class
Fri, 26 Nov '21
Go down
Sat, 20 Nov '21
Lemon ___
Mon, 22 Mar '21
Plummet
Thu, 28 Jan '21
Release, as a song, in modern lingo