I’m willing to bet a large number of Python devs have never used (and maybe not even heard of) the standard library’s difflib module.
However, tucked away in what seems like a module with for a rather particular use-case is a handy function called
Quoting from the docs:
get_close_matches('appel', ['ape', 'apple', 'peach', 'puppy']) >>> ['apple', 'ape']
Additionally you can specify the maximum number of results and a cutoff similarity level.
Handy to have this for free, eh?