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in reply to Re: Splitting strings into words when there are no separators
in thread Splitting strings into words when there are no separators

Ok, so this may be four years late, but still... For the benefit of someone who stumbles across this.

If you don't mind being English-specific, the (\w{2,}) bit could be extended slightly to (\w{2,}|[aAiI]). Makes "a" and "I" match too.