A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

IDO

Thu, 18 Nov '21
Vow-sealing words
Sun, 8 Aug '21
Words with a ring to them?
Wed, 21 Jul '21
Response to "Who wants some?"
Sun, 13 Jun '21
Words at an unveiling?
Thu, 27 May '21
"Affirmative"
Tue, 16 Mar '21
Declaration in a swearing-in ceremony
Fri, 12 Mar '21
Brief confirmation
Sat, 6 Feb '21
Affirmation of commitment