A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ERRS

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