A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ITRY

Mon, 25 Apr '22
Humble reply to "Nice job!"
Wed, 23 Feb '22
"Just doing my job"
Wed, 28 Jul '21
Modest reply to a compliment
Fri, 30 Apr '21
Response of modesty
Thu, 18 Feb '21
Humblebragger's words