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Answer: How do I return the first n words of a string?

by Zombie Wyzelli (Initiate)
on Apr 16, 2002 at 13:27 UTC ( #159473=categorized answer: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

Q&A > strings > How do I return the first n words of a string? - Answer contributed by Zombie Wyzelli

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$str = 'yo ho ho and a bottle crumbs. hangin and bangin in the upper-class slums.'; print join ' ', (split /\s+/, $str)[0..4];

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