A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Words of five or fewer letters since August 15, 2006

tan

Mon, 4 Dec '06
Sunbather's shade
Sun, 29 Oct '06
Spank
Thu, 26 Oct '06
Whup
Sun, 27 Aug '06
It fades in the fall
Mon, 21 Aug '06
Beachgoer's shade