A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SNAP

Fri, 16 Sep '22
[Like that!]
Thu, 26 May '22
Exclamation after a witty comeback
Sun, 24 Apr '22
Cakewalk
Wed, 20 Apr '22
Instant, as a decision
Fri, 8 Apr '22
Speak sharply
Wed, 26 Jan '22
Like some decisions
Mon, 16 Aug '21
Jacket fastener that's not a button
Mon, 19 Apr '21
Jacket fastener
Tue, 13 Apr '21
One of the Rice Krispies mascots
Thu, 21 Jan '21
[Make it quick!]