A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

NNE

Sat, 25 Sep '21
Raleigh-to-Richmond dir.
Sun, 29 Aug '21
Taipei-to-Seoul dir.
Thu, 8 Jul '21
Nashville-to-Louisville dir.
Tue, 25 May '21
Little Rock-to-Chicago dir.
Sat, 24 Apr '21
Dallas-to-Duluth dir.
Sat, 3 Apr '21
Buenos Aires-to-Brasília dir.