A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SAP

Sun, 28 Nov '21
Sucker
Fri, 1 Oct '21
Fool
Thu, 30 Sep '21
Turpentine ingredient
Mon, 2 Aug '21
Maple product
Sat, 8 May '21
Chump
Sun, 17 Jan '21
Easy target