A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

BERT

Thu, 11 Aug '22
"Doin' the Pigeon" dancer on "Sesame Street"
Sun, 20 Feb '22
Taller roommate of 15-Down
Wed, 11 Aug '21
Muppet with a unibrow
Wed, 16 Jun '21
Muppet with a big orange nose
Tue, 4 May '21
Ernie's partner on TV
Wed, 21 Apr '21
Muppet with a unibrow