There's UTF-8 here:The hyphen is utf-8 causing a pod error. See the bottom of here: I tested this module for UTF-8 correctness, & it passes. I submitted one test on github. Also Text::Fuzzy, my module, is mostly for scanning over arrays to find a nearest fuzzy match. It's actually an outgrowth of CPAN::Nearest, which was a rejected module for searching over CPAN distributions.