A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

STONE

Sun, 7 Apr '24
Peach pit
Sun, 17 Mar '24
Marble, e.g.
Wed, 2 Aug '23
Diamond, e.g.
Wed, 14 Dec '22
Gem
Fri, 23 Sep '22
British weight
Sun, 9 Jan '22
Pit
Sun, 20 Jun '21
Skip it
Thu, 15 Apr '21
Ring thing
Thu, 4 Mar '21
14 pounds, in England