A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OBIT

Fri, 1 Mar '24
Written remembrance, for short
Mon, 10 Jul '23
In memoriam piece, informally
Sat, 25 Mar '23
Departure announcement?
Mon, 5 Sep '22
Death notice, in brief
Mon, 9 May '22
In memoriam piece
Tue, 12 Apr '22
Story of one's life?
Sat, 9 Apr '22
Deadlines?
Thu, 30 Dec '21
Life after death?
Tue, 21 Sep '21
Final words?