A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

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Thu, 25 Aug '22
Spotted
Thu, 18 Aug '22
In public
Tue, 17 May '22
Observed
Mon, 28 Mar '22
Sighted
Wed, 2 Mar '22
Visible
Sun, 11 Jul '21
Not overlooked
Mon, 31 May '21
Observed
Fri, 28 May '21
Taken in
Thu, 21 Jan '21
Dated