A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

UAE

Sun, 5 Dec '21
Home to the Burj Khalifa, for short
Mon, 15 Nov '21
Persian Gulf land: Abbr.
Wed, 20 Oct '21
Home of the Burj Khalifa, for short
Sun, 18 Jul '21
Neighbor of Oman: Abbr.
Tue, 27 Apr '21
Dubai and Abu Dhabi are part of it: Abbr.
Tue, 20 Apr '21
Country with the world's tallest building, for short
Tue, 6 Apr '21
Persian Gulf land, in brief
Sun, 21 Mar '21
Home of Etihad Airways: Abbr.