A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

PEEP

Fri, 2 Sep '22
"Not a ___!"
Tue, 1 Mar '22
Chick's chirp
Wed, 19 Jan '22
Chewy Easter treat
Wed, 21 Jul '21
Nest protest
Mon, 4 Jan '21
"I don't want to hear a ___ out of you!"