A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

RETIE

Tue, 15 Nov '22
Fix, as shoelaces
Fri, 22 Jul '22
Make fast again
Sun, 10 Jul '22
Fix, as laces
Wed, 11 Aug '21
Fix, as loose laces
Mon, 9 Aug '21
Knot again
Mon, 28 Jun '21
Fix, as a knot