A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ITRY

Mon, 12 Sep '22
Faux-humble response to a compliment
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
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