A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OLDS

Tue, 28 Sep '21
Alero or Aurora, informally
Thu, 2 Sep '21
Parents and grandparents, in slang, with "the"
Tue, 13 Jul '21
Bygone G.M. product, informally
Sat, 15 May '21
Mother and father, slangily, with "the"