A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

DADS

Fri, 1 Mar '24
Pops
Wed, 16 Aug '23
Family men
Sun, 26 Feb '23
Brand of "old-fashioned" root beer
Sat, 7 Jan '23
Longtime A&W competitor
Sun, 6 Nov '22
Pops
Wed, 6 Apr '22
Some playground attendants
Sun, 5 Dec '21
Some diaper changers
Wed, 20 Oct '21
Root beer brand