A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

NIL

Mon, 20 Jun '22
Zip, zero, nada
Sat, 18 Jun '22
It's nothing
Tue, 31 May '22
Zippo
Sun, 17 Apr '22
Zilch
Tue, 11 Jan '22
Nothing
Sun, 5 Dec '21
When doubled, boring result in the Premier League
Fri, 2 Jul '21
Love of the game?
Sun, 6 Jun '21
It's nothing
Sat, 27 Feb '21
Zip