A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Words of five or fewer letters since August 15, 2006

egg

Sun, 12 Nov '06
Spur (on)
Mon, 6 Nov '06
Nest item
Sun, 29 Oct '06
Heckler's missile
Wed, 4 Oct '06
Grade A item
Wed, 20 Sep '06
Challah need
Wed, 6 Sep '06
Cackleberry