A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Tue, 9 Nov '21
Places with frontline workers, for short
Fri, 24 Sep '21
Hospital drama sets, in brief
Sat, 4 Sep '21
Sounds of hesitation
Sat, 10 Jul '21
Starts of hedges
Tue, 22 Jun '21
CPR sites
Wed, 12 May '21
Triage sites, for short
Sun, 9 May '21
Places to take breaks, for short?
Wed, 3 Mar '21
Nervous speech fillers