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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Lists Disemvowel

chris d
chris d
1,251 Points



Anyone have any tips as to why this code keeps failing the disemvowel task

def disemvowel(word):
    vowels = ['a','e','i','o','u','A','E','I','O','U']
    word = list(word)
    for letter in vowels:
        while letter in word:
    word = ' '.join(word)
    return word

1 Answer

Patrick Madden
Patrick Madden
1,632 Points

Hey chris d,

You're gonna kick yourself because it's something super simple, but it looks like the only issue is the space in between the single quotes in your join operation. Should be...

word = ''.join(word) #no space between single quotes

Your code will still return the given string without vowels however, with spaces between the letters. For the code challenge there should be no space.

Hope this helps man.

chris d
chris d
1,251 Points

wow, thank you very much Patrick. you were right, once i removed the space it passed.

i appreciate your help kind sir