A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ONLY

Fri, 18 Mar '22
Singular
Sun, 6 Feb '22
Partner of one
Mon, 20 Sep '21
Solitary
Sun, 1 Aug '21
Just
Wed, 28 Jul '21
"Recycle ___" (sign on a bin)
Thu, 13 May '21
Word before child or human
Mon, 4 Jan '21
Just