A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TATS

Fri, 3 Feb '23
Ink spots, for short
Sat, 1 Oct '22
Body of art?
Fri, 29 Jul '22
Pics on pecs, say
Wed, 20 Jul '22
Some body art, informally
Fri, 17 Dec '21
Ink