A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

WENT

Fri, 10 Sep '21
Passed
Sun, 5 Sep '21
Sold (for)
Fri, 3 Sep '21
Took off
Thu, 3 Jun '21
Took a turn
Sat, 29 May '21
Said, informally
Fri, 30 Apr '21
Took a turn
Tue, 19 Jan '21
Departed