A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

AIG

Thu, 14 Apr '22
Multinational insurance inits.
Thu, 24 Feb '22
2008 bailout recipient
Sun, 15 Aug '21
Insurance giant bailed out in 2008
Sun, 13 Jun '21
Financial org. once deemed "too big to fail"
Mon, 31 May '21
Corp. giant spelled backward inside "giant"