A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

PLOP

Thu, 7 Dec '23
Plunk (down)
Thu, 20 Jul '23
Sit down ungracefully
Sat, 13 May '23
Undesirable sound at a stone-skipping contest
Fri, 29 Jul '22
Sound of an unsuccessful attempt at stone skimming
Mon, 28 Jun '21
Sound of sitting down heavily
Thu, 4 Mar '21
When repeated, start of an old antacid slogan
Wed, 10 Feb '21
Sit (down) heavily