A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SNOW

Tue, 23 Nov '21
Reason for a school day off
Sun, 26 Sep '21
Contents of some banks
Sun, 23 May '21
Naturally occurring hexagonal crystals
Sun, 28 Mar '21
Cold shower?
Mon, 22 Mar '21
Contents of some drifts
Sun, 3 Jan '21
When it's driving, you might not want to drive