One cell column with multiple words, into Two columns

Hello Excel Experts.

I have a spreadshet with a column that has rows with different number of words in it.

Example

Column A
John Mary Smith
3 Dog Night
Apples oranges
Peter, Paul & Mary

Etc.

I want to split that into two columns.

The first column will consist of the first word (or number)
The second column will consist of whatever words are left. If there are comas, or & it the formula would strip those out.

Example

Col A                                                      Col B
John                                                        Mary Smith
3                                                             Dog Night
Apples                                                     oranges
Peter                                                      Paul  Mary

Any ideas for this?  

Thanks

Rowby
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Rowby GorenAsked:
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NBVCCommented:
In B2,

=Left(A2,FIND(" ",A2)-1)

and then in C2,

=TRIM(SUBSTITUTE(A2,B2,""))

You can then copy/paste special >> Values over original if you want it to overwrite column A.
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Rowby GorenAuthor Commented:
Thanks!  Worked perfectly (of course!).

Rowby
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Rowby GorenAuthor Commented:
=Perfect(o)!
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