A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

INANE

Tue, 22 Feb '22
Like much Three Stooges humor
Sun, 12 Dec '21
Nonsensical
Tue, 23 Nov '21
Silly
Mon, 22 Mar '21
Imbecilic
Sun, 14 Mar '21
Like slapstick comedies
Sun, 21 Feb '21
Ridiculous
Sun, 3 Jan '21
Cockamamie