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String.words(N)


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$MyString.words(N)

returns the first N words of a string. If the string has fewer than N words, returns the entire string. If N is negative, it returns -N words from the end of the string. If $MyString is "Romans, they go house?".

$MyString.words(2)

returns "Romans, they".

$MyString.words(-1)

returns "house?". Note that punctuation contiguous to words gets passed through as part of the returned word(s).