A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Mon, 21 Nov '22
Far from strict
Wed, 13 Apr '22
Hardly strict
Wed, 20 Oct '21
Permissive
Thu, 30 Sep '21
Far from fastidious
Mon, 14 Jun '21
Not strict
Mon, 12 Apr '21
Opposite of strict
Mon, 22 Mar '21
Not stringently enforcing the rules