A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Tue, 7 Jun '22
Short pants?
Sun, 29 May '22
Slacks, say, in slang
Tue, 17 Aug '21
Pants, in slang
Thu, 25 Feb '21
Pants, slangily
Tue, 29 Dec '20
Garment that may be "dropped"