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Exclamation Point Escaping Word Count in Paragraph Summary

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Community Member, 110 Posts

18 August 2011 at 5:57am

So I am using a modified piece of code for the Paragraph Summary on the Blog Holder page. The code snippet can be seen here:

I have one blog post that has a "!" in one of the first sentences. That seems to be escaping the word count. Is there any way around this? And why is it escaping the word count?