A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Wed, 18 May '22
Holiday celebrating the first day of spring
Sun, 8 May '22
Time for a visit from Ong Tao, the "Kitchen God"
Fri, 15 Apr '22
Winter festival
Sat, 4 Sep '21
Annual celebration during which sweeping is taboo
Sat, 30 Jan '21
Banh ___ (sticky rice cake)