A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Thu, 13 Jan '22
Flooring option
Sun, 12 Sep '21
Domino, e.g.
Fri, 27 Aug '21
Mahjong piece
Sat, 3 Apr '21
Component of some fractals
Tue, 2 Mar '21
Scrabble piece