A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

EYES

Fri, 22 Oct '21
Colon or semicolon, in an emoticon
Sun, 12 Sep '21
Where the lacrimal glands can be found
Thu, 15 Jul '21
A scallop has up to 200 of these
Sun, 13 Jun '21
What most spiders have eight of
Tue, 27 Apr '21
Ophthalmologists' focus
Wed, 14 Apr '21
What the giant Argus has 100 of, in Greek myth
Thu, 1 Apr '21
Specs can be provided for them
Thu, 28 Jan '21
Views
Sun, 24 Jan '21
They can be batted and rolled
Wed, 6 Jan '21
Emoji that can mean "Get a load of this!"