A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

ALS

Sun, 10 Oct '21
___ Toy Barn ("Toy Story 2" locale)
Thu, 16 Sep '21
Gore and more
Mon, 26 Jul '21
Lou Gehrig's disease, for short
Mon, 19 Jul '21
Vice president Gore and others
Fri, 8 Jan '21
Ice Bucket Challenge cause, for short