A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Sat, 16 Apr '22
An adult one can spend up to 16 hours a day eating
Sun, 19 Sep '21
The National Zoo's Xiao Qi Ji, e.g.
Sat, 24 Jul '21
2008 Beijing Olympics mascot
Tue, 8 Jun '21
"Bear" with black eye patches