A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle


Sat, 22 Jul '23
"Just a sec," in texts
Wed, 5 Apr '23
Texter's "Hold that thought"
Thu, 2 Mar '23
"Hold on," in a message
Mon, 7 Nov '22
"I'll return soon," in a text
Sat, 8 Oct '22
"Hang on a sec"
Thu, 23 Jun '22
Texter's "hold on a sec"
Mon, 9 May '22
Texter's "Hold that thought"
Tue, 1 Mar '22
"Hang on a sec," in texts