A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

URGE

Sun, 17 Oct '21
The munchies, e.g.
Sun, 5 Sep '21
Drive
Mon, 26 Apr '21
Push to do something
Sat, 13 Mar '21
Prod
Wed, 3 Mar '21
Push
Sat, 13 Feb '21
Something an ascetic might fight