A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ERRS

Sat, 4 May '24
Puts a round peg in a square hole, say
Sun, 31 Mar '24
Makes a gaffe
Wed, 20 Mar '24
Commits a faux pas
Sun, 14 Jan '24
Makes a misstep
Tue, 2 Jan '24
Messes up
Fri, 8 Dec '23
Slips
Mon, 2 Oct '23
Goofs
Sat, 8 Jul '23
"Who ___ and mends, to God himself commends": Cervantes
Tue, 4 Jul '23
Makes a mistake
Sat, 24 Jun '23
Isn't right
Fri, 2 Jun '23
Has it wrong
Mon, 24 Apr '23
Goofs up
Thu, 13 Apr '23
Needs to be corrected
Sun, 19 Mar '23
Goofs up
Fri, 17 Mar '23
Mixes things up, say
Thu, 2 Mar '23
Whiffs
Fri, 24 Feb '23
Calls someone by the wrong name, say
Sun, 22 Jan '23
Slips up
Mon, 9 Jan '23
Commits a fumble
Fri, 2 Dec '22
Does something accidentally, perhaps
Mon, 12 Sep '22
Makes a mistake
Thu, 18 Aug '22
Captures a "poisoned pawn" in chess, e.g.
Fri, 8 Jul '22
Isn't right
Wed, 25 May '22
Muffs
Sat, 30 Apr '22
Has things backward, say
Sat, 12 Mar '22
Muffs
Sat, 12 Feb '22
Slips
Tue, 21 Dec '21
Goofs
Sun, 12 Sep '21
Messes up
Sun, 5 Sep '21
Slips
Thu, 15 Jul '21
Flubs it
Wed, 9 Jun '21
Misses the mark
Tue, 30 Mar '21
Blunders
Tue, 2 Mar '21
Makes a boo-boo
Mon, 11 Jan '21
Blunders
Fri, 1 Jan '21
Chokes, say
Sun, 27 Dec '20
Makes a typo, say