A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Words of five or fewer letters since August 15, 2006

odd

Sun, 24 Dec '06
Unpaired
Mon, 20 Nov '06
Like 1, 3, 5, 7 ...
Sun, 12 Nov '06
Like 9 or 5
Tue, 26 Sep '06
Peculiar
Thu, 21 Sep '06
Prompting a "hmm," perhaps
Thu, 24 Aug '06
Anomalous