A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

OBEY

Mon, 18 Apr '22
Do as one's told
Mon, 28 Mar '22
Follow orders
Tue, 1 Feb '22
Follow, as orders
Wed, 12 Jan '22
Conform to
Thu, 16 Dec '21
Mind
Mon, 15 Nov '21
Heed
Mon, 5 Jul '21
Heed
Sun, 4 Jul '21
Follow