A History of Short Words

From the New York Times Crossword Puzzle

Words of five or fewer letters since August 15, 2006

eros

Thu, 21 Dec '06
First asteroid landed on by a spacecraft
Mon, 27 Nov '06
Love god
Sat, 21 Oct '06
"The Garden of ____" (Wilde poem)
Fri, 29 Sep '06
"Aeneid" figure
Wed, 13 Sep '06
One who might take a bow
Sat, 2 Sep '06
First asteroid orbited by a NASA spacecraft