Break first word with jQuery

[javascript]
<!DOCTYPE html>
<head>
<title>Break first word with jQuery</title>
<style type="text/css">
.firstWord {display: block;}
li {float: left; margin: 0 5px;}
</style>
<script type="text/javascript">
$(‘ul.nav > li > a’).each(function() {
var obj = $(this);
var text = obj.html();
var parts = text.split(‘ ‘);
var replace = ‘<span class="firstWord">’+parts[0]+'</span>’;
parts.shift();
$.each(parts, function(key, value) {
replace += ‘ ‘+value;
});
obj.html(replace);
});
</script>
</head>
<body>
<ul class="nav">
<li><a href="#">Local Issues</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Have Your Say</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Public Newsroom</a></li>
<li><a href="#">Join The Team</a></li>
</ul>
</body>
</html>
[/javascript]

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