A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SERA

Thu, 11 Nov '21
Red Cross fluids
Fri, 1 Oct '21
Some hospital supplies
Sun, 5 Sep '21
Song word repeated after "Que"
Thu, 8 Jul '21
"Buona ___"
Mon, 28 Jun '21
"Buona ___" (Italian greeting)