A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Sun, 12 Sep '21
77-Down is on the most collected one in U.S. history
Fri, 27 Aug '21
What takes a licking and keeps on sticking?
Wed, 31 Mar '21
Benjamin Franklin is depicted on the first U.S. one (1847)
Mon, 22 Feb '21
It may say "Forever"
Fri, 29 Jan '21
One might be forever
Sun, 10 Jan '21
Really put one's foot down