Need help with preg replace

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MickDDD
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Need help with preg replace

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Hi All, thanks for having me on your forums...

I have a quite in depth script that uses allot of PREG replace to output what I need.

The only problem is that i need some stop words (omitted words) from the preg replace but I dont know how to do it.

This is the code

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$dataa = preg_replace('/(\b.{1,2}\s)/',',',$dataa);
it basically removes all 2 letter and smaller words from my string.

But I need it to keep the word

[text]St[/text]

Thank you
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Celauran
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Re: Need help with preg replace

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What about a negative lookahead?

http://rubular.com/r/NkzLPlN1PA
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