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Code Challenge 1 in Python Collections - Why doesn't this work??
I understand how to get around this for the challenge (create a new word and append to it), but I don't understand why this code isn't working?? I created a script on my macbook and I am trying to run it there. (my laptop runs 2.7, hence the raw_input function, but everything else seems to work the same as treehouse). This is the full script:
def disemvowel(word): lword = list(word) print(lword) for letter in lword: print("letter is: " + letter) if letter.lower() in ("a", "e", "i", "o", "u"): lword.remove(letter) return str(lword) word = raw_input("Word: ") new_word = disemvowel(word) print(new_word)
When I run this code, I get the following output:
Aniel:TeamTreehouse Anne$ python disemvowel.py Word: treehouse ['t', 'r', 'e', 'e', 'h', 'o', 'u', 's', 'e'] letter is: t letter is: r letter is: e letter is: h letter is: o letter is: s letter is: e ['t', 'r', 'h', 'u', 's', 'e']
Why is it acting so weird? I can't figure out why it's skipping letters and ignoring the last letter even though it hits?