A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

MEET

Sun, 18 Sep '22
Google ___ (Zoom alternative)
Sun, 4 Sep '22
What parallel lines never do
Mon, 11 Jul '22
Track-and-field competition
Mon, 7 Mar '22
Be introduced to
Tue, 18 Jan '22
Come face to face
Fri, 7 Jan '22
Runners' event
Wed, 20 Oct '21
Running event
Thu, 9 Sep '21
Rendezvous (with)
Sun, 4 Jul '21
Take the next step in an online relationship
Tue, 16 Mar '21
Fulfill, as expectations