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

$MyString = $MyString.words(2); 

returns "Romans, they".

$MyString = $MyString.words(-1); 

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