A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

AIDE

Sun, 19 May '24
Senate staffer
Thu, 7 Mar '24
Help around the House
Sun, 18 Feb '24
___-de-camp
Tue, 19 Dec '23
___-de-camp
Sat, 4 Nov '23
Second
Thu, 5 Oct '23
___-de-camp
Fri, 7 Jul '23
Second
Fri, 9 Jun '23
Hill worker
Sun, 21 May '23
Right hand
Mon, 15 May '23
Assistant
Mon, 8 May '23
Helper
Sun, 19 Feb '23
Help around the House
Sun, 1 Jan '23
White House staffer
Tue, 15 Nov '22
Assistant
Thu, 10 Nov '22
Gofer, say
Wed, 19 Oct '22
Assistant
Mon, 26 Sep '22
Errand runner
Tue, 23 Aug '22
Helper
Sun, 5 Jun '22
Assistant
Sat, 14 May '22
Adviser, e.g.
Thu, 12 May '22
Second
Mon, 21 Mar '22
Assistant
Wed, 9 Mar '22
Member of a support staff
Mon, 13 Dec '21
Right-hand person
Mon, 1 Nov '21
Assistant
Wed, 22 Sep '21
Many an anonymous source on Capitol Hill
Tue, 21 Sep '21
Nurse's ___
Mon, 7 Jun '21
Helper
Wed, 26 May '21
Gofer
Sun, 25 Apr '21
Supporting role
Thu, 28 Jan '21
Number two