A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

REEF

Sat, 28 Aug '21
Area with lots of schools
Thu, 12 Aug '21
Hazard in maritime travel
Tue, 10 Aug '21
Home of Marlin and Nemo in "Finding Nemo"
Thu, 1 Jul '21
Habitat becoming bleached by global warming
Mon, 28 Jun '21
Ecosystem built by corals