Punctuation's are the marks, such as full stop, comma, and brackets, used in writing to separate sentences and their elements and to clarify meaning.
A word is a single distinct meaningful element of a data
"Note that in case your words are separated with more than whitespace punctuation for example use w+"
from question "Regex R str_extract: Extracting exactly nth word from a string"
"Now i have it so that the line is split into an array of strings using the .split method however it splits on white space and punctuation meaning that cities with names longer than one words won t work"
from question "How can I allow quoted data in a split?"