A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

SOP

Tue, 20 Jul '21
Soak (up)
Wed, 7 Jul '21
Soak (up)
Tue, 22 Jun '21
Soak (up), as gravy
Sun, 21 Mar '21
Bread for dipping
Thu, 4 Feb '21
Soak up