A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SOD

Fri, 1 Jul '22
Material for a prairie home
Mon, 28 Mar '22
Section of grass-covered dirt
Sun, 6 Mar '22
Lawn material
Sat, 19 Feb '22
Earth
Sun, 23 Jan '22
Old ___ (motherland, affectionately)
Tue, 18 Jan '22
Outdoor "carpet"
Wed, 1 Dec '21
Golf course supply
Wed, 13 Oct '21
Lawn care supply
Thu, 23 Sep '21
Cover some ground?
Tue, 31 Aug '21
Turf
Sun, 15 Aug '21
Landscaper's supply
Thu, 29 Jul '21
Turf
Thu, 1 Jul '21
Spring roll?
Mon, 5 Apr '21
Roll for a greenskeeper