A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

NOONE

Wed, 5 Jan '22
Nary a soul
Sun, 26 Dec '21
Who ran against George Washington for president
Sun, 5 Dec '21
Who is "too small to make a difference," per a Greta Thunberg book title
Sun, 12 Sep '21
"... said ___ ever"
Sun, 22 Aug '21
Who can hear you scream in space
Sat, 29 May '21
Who can get in the way of what Alicia Keys feels for you, in a 2007 hit
Thu, 22 Apr '21
Who has finished a 100-meter dash in under nine seconds