A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Words of five or fewer letters since August 15, 2006

rio

Sun, 17 Dec '06
1950 World Cup host, with a stadium for 180,000 people
Fri, 15 Dec '06
Madeira, e.g.
Sun, 3 Dec '06
Tuneful city "by the sea-o"
Sun, 12 Nov '06
Varig destination
Thu, 14 Sep '06
Popular cruise port