Often my clients want to prevent orphaned words at the end of titles. One way is to insert a break tag, but that’s not very friendly to responsive designs where the width/size of the title varies by device.
One designer I work with regularly puts the orphaned word on the first line of the title, followed by the rest of the title text. (This is in an Illustrator/Photoshop file.) Looks pretty good, but I have no idea how to accomplish it! Seems almost like you’d need to draw the titles backwards, which I guess (!?) I could do via jQuery, but it seems like it might be a pretty intensive process to implement site-wide on a WordPress site.
Use a filter, run the title trough regular expression to get first word, then wrap it in `span` tag for example then just make it display block and clear the rest of the title. Regular expression would be something like