A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OKS

Sun, 30 Oct '22
Rubber-stamps
Sun, 2 Oct '22
Green-lights
Sun, 24 Apr '22
Clears
Wed, 20 Apr '22
Gives the nod
Thu, 20 Jan '22
Blesses
Thu, 30 Dec '21
Stamps, maybe
Wed, 14 Jul '21
Gives the thumbs-up
Mon, 7 Jun '21
Gives the go-ahead
Mon, 19 Apr '21
Gives a thumbs-up
Wed, 3 Feb '21
Green-lights