A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Words of five or fewer letters since August 15, 2006

ore

Sun, 17 Dec '06
It's found in seams
Fri, 8 Dec '06
It may have a lead part
Mon, 2 Oct '06
Miner's load
Wed, 20 Sep '06
Vein contents
Mon, 18 Sep '06
Mine find
Mon, 21 Aug '06
Lode load
Wed, 16 Aug '06
Lode load