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Re^4: matching the wordsby BrowserUk (Pope)
|on Feb 16, 2013 at 22:17 UTC||Need Help??|
Rather than loading the real words as an array, I'd load them as a single whitespace delimited string.
It is a couple of hundred times faster to invoke the regex engine, once, to search for one word in a string containing hundreds or thousands of words; than to invoke it hundreds or thousands of times to match against one word at a time:
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