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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Lists Disemvowel

Craig Stanton
Craig Stanton
Courses Plus Student 3,555 Points

Help solving disemvowel exercise the way Treehouse wants


I cannot for the life of me figure out how to solve this simple question. I have a solution (attached) that works for any string I enter when testing in Python (ie. it removes all the vowels of the word). However, Treehouse doesn't recognize this.

I understand that I may not have used the simplest code, but it works and the instructions say to solve any way I want.

Any help is appreciated

def disemvowel(word):
    word = word.lower()
    vowels = list("aeiou")
    for char in vowels:
        if char in word:
            word = word.replace(char, "")
    return word

1 Answer

Jennifer Nordell
Jennifer Nordell
Treehouse Teacher

Hi there! Your code just needs some slight adjustments. What if I added this statement to the instructions? Do this task without changing the original casing of the word. For example, if I send in "Balloon", I would expect to get back "Blln". Instead, what your code gives back is "blln".

Take another shot with this hint in mind! :sparkles: