Change your string list to this:
my @strings = ( q|a ab abc abcd abcde|, q|abcde abcd abc ab a|, q|abcde a abc ab abcd|, q|yyy xzz wwww|, q|one two 'three'|, );
The C code strips single letter words, 2 letter words, "words" of repeating characters as non-text. Probably not very helpful. It is also buggy in handling the stripping as someone else mentioned so pick a better module! :/

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