A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle


Tue, 23 Apr '24
One might begin "Roses are red ..."
Sun, 18 Feb '24
Stressful work?
Sun, 14 May '23
"A ___ begins as a lump in the throat, a sense of wrong, a homesickness, a lovesickness": Robert Frost
Sun, 24 Apr '22
It may be measured in both feet and meters
Thu, 27 Jan '22
It's measured in feet, not inches
Mon, 28 Jun '21
Sonnet or ode
Sun, 20 Jun '21
A short one by Ogden Nash reads "Parsley / is gharsley"
Sun, 25 Apr '21
Muhammad Ali's "Me! Whee!," e.g.
Fri, 23 Apr '21
It's measured in both feet and meters
Thu, 22 Apr '21
Amanda Gorman's "The Hill We Climb," for one
Mon, 22 Feb '21
Ode or sonnet