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# code challenge : disemvowel problem

I dont understand what is the problem . Would appreciate help :)

disemvowel.py
```def disemvowel(word):
removed_letters = ["a", "e", "i", "o", "u",",A","E","I","O","U"]
list_word=word.split()
for letter in list_word:
if letter in removed_letters:
list_word.remove(letter)
return list_word
```

No need to make the vowel string a list. Use lower() to eliminate the need to include both upper and lower case.

```def disemvowel(word):
new_word = ''
for letter in word:
if letter.lower() not in 'aeiou':
new_word = new_word + letter
return new_word
```

You can't split a word into characters with `split()`. You can make a list of characters from a word by using `list()`:

```list_word = list(word)
```

Also, you're returning a list. The challenge says you have to return a word. So you'll have to join the characters back into a string before you return it.

```return ''.join(list_word)
```

Mark's solution is more elegant, but you have the general idea.