A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Words of five or fewer letters since August 15, 2006

oar

Mon, 20 Nov '06
Boater's blade
Sat, 28 Oct '06
One locked in a boat
Mon, 9 Oct '06
Crew member's implement
Tue, 3 Oct '06
Dinghy propeller
Sat, 23 Sep '06
Steering ___
Thu, 21 Sep '06
Row