A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OATS

Tue, 13 Sep '22
Porridge base
Sun, 7 Aug '22
The "O's" of Cheerios
Wed, 8 Jun '22
Grains in some milk
Wed, 19 Jan '22
Major crop for Russia and Canada
Thu, 13 Jan '22
Texas is the largest U.S. producer of these
Sun, 25 Jul '21
Porridge, essentially
Sat, 3 Jul '21
Sea ___ (grass seen in sand dunes)
Sat, 15 May '21
Overnight ___ (trendy breakfast)
Tue, 23 Feb '21
Word after wild or rolled
Tue, 16 Feb '21
Feedbag fill
Wed, 6 Jan '21
Breakfast grains