A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Words of five or fewer letters since August 15, 2006

sse

Thu, 30 Nov '06
Dir. down Baja California
Sun, 5 Nov '06
Sheffield-to-London dir.
Thu, 5 Oct '06
Orlando-to-Miami dir.
Sat, 16 Sep '06
Yacht heading: Abbr.