A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

DAB

Thu, 9 May '24
Artist's touch-up
Thu, 7 Mar '24
Smidge
Mon, 11 Dec '23
Small amount, as of hair cream
Tue, 25 Jul '23
Tiny amount, as of mousse
Thu, 15 Jun '23
Skosh
Sun, 12 Mar '23
Dance move used to teach children how to limit spreading germs while sneezing
Tue, 23 Aug '22
Modern dance move
Sun, 7 Aug '22
Apply with a Q-tip, say
Sat, 21 Aug '21
Light touch
Mon, 19 Jul '21
Little bit, as of ointment
Sun, 9 May '21
Little bit
Wed, 31 Mar '21
Dance move that went from trendy to cringey in the 2010s
Tue, 23 Feb '21
Little bit, as of cream
Sat, 23 Jan '21
Face-covering dance move