A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ORSO

Sat, 30 Oct '21
Thereabouts
Mon, 25 Oct '21
"Approximately speaking"
Sun, 12 Sep '21
Not exactly
Sun, 29 Aug '21
"... ish"
Mon, 28 Jun '21
... approximately
Sun, 27 Jun '21
"Ish"
Mon, 10 May '21
Approximately
Sun, 9 May '21
Roughly
Tue, 6 Apr '21
Approximately