A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

IOTA

Sun, 19 May '24
Tiniest amount
Fri, 10 May '24
Tiny bit
Tue, 12 Mar '24
Smallest bit
Tue, 20 Feb '24
Smidgen
Sat, 27 Jan '24
Tiny scrap
Wed, 24 Jan '24
Littlest speck
Tue, 23 Jan '24
Speck
Sun, 21 Jan '24
Tiniest bit
Thu, 4 Jan '24
Smidgen
Fri, 20 Oct '23
Particle
Sun, 4 Jun '23
I, in the Greek alphabet
Mon, 15 May '23
Minuscule amount
Tue, 9 May '23
Speck
Thu, 24 Nov '22
I, to Homer
Sun, 23 Oct '22
"I," in the "Iliad"
Thu, 6 Oct '22
Bit
Fri, 2 Sep '22
Tiny bit
Thu, 16 Jun '22
Grain
Thu, 9 Jun '22
Trace
Wed, 1 Jun '22
Smidge
Wed, 18 May '22
Tiny bit
Wed, 16 Feb '22
Letter after theta
Mon, 23 Aug '21
Tiny bit
Sun, 16 May '21
Tiny bit
Wed, 17 Feb '21
Least bit
Sun, 3 Jan '21
Scintilla