A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

STYE

Mon, 1 Nov '21
Ocular swelling
Mon, 25 Oct '21
Eyelid affliction
Sun, 19 Sep '21
Reason to see an ophthalmologist
Tue, 6 Jul '21
Eye problem
Sun, 18 Apr '21
Affliction also known as a hordeolum
Wed, 13 Jan '21
Ocular woe