A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

EGG

Mon, 15 Nov '21
Which came first ... this or the chicken?
Tue, 2 Nov '21
Spur (on)
Wed, 29 Sep '21
Reproductive unit in biology
Mon, 13 Sep '21
Sunny-side-up item
Wed, 1 Sep '21
Main ingredient in the Japanese dish tamagoyaki
Mon, 16 Aug '21
Nog ingredient
Sun, 18 Jul '21
Something that's gone bad if it floats when placed in a bowl of water
Wed, 20 Jan '21
One might be deviled