A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OYL

Sat, 27 Nov '21
Castor ___ (old cartoon character)
Sun, 21 Nov '21
Olive ___
Tue, 17 Aug '21
Popeye's Olive
Sun, 7 Feb '21
Cartoondom's Olive ___
Mon, 11 Jan '21
Olive ___ (Popeye's sweetie)