A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

REHAB

Thu, 4 Aug '22
___ center
Wed, 29 Jun '22
Fix up again, as a house
Mon, 18 Apr '22
Post-O.R. stop
Sun, 29 Aug '21
Fix up again
Thu, 22 Jul '21
Get back into shape
Sun, 6 Jun '21
Recovery center
Fri, 9 Apr '21
Fix up
Mon, 25 Jan '21
Give a makeover, informally