A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

TEENS

Sun, 29 Aug '21
Decade after the aughts
Wed, 25 Aug '21
Frigid temps
Sat, 24 Jul '21
Seven-year stretch
Fri, 18 Jun '21
Much of Gen Alpha, now
Thu, 14 Jan '21
Years before 2020, informally