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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Lists Disemvowel

Help with disemvowel.py .. seems to work in workspace.. but "Bummer! Hmm.. got back letters I wasn't expecting

Hello.. can't figure out why this wouldn't pass. I tested in workspace and seems to working fine.

disemvowel.py
def disemvowel(word):
    word_list = list(word)
    vowels = "aeiou"
    for vowel in vowels:
        while True:
            try:
                word_list.remove(vowel)
            except ValueError:
                break
    for vowel in vowels:
        while True:
            try:
                word_list.remove(vowel.upper())
            except ValueError:
                break
    return word_list    

3 Answers

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,248 Points

Your return value is the wrong type.

It's easy to misinterpret the results when testing challenges externally.

In this case, the challenge is expecting a string but you are returning a list.

Thanks Steven. I changed the last statement to "return str(word_list)", but still getting the same error !!

Bummer! Hmm, got back letters I wasn't expecting!

Steven Parker
Steven Parker
230,248 Points

You can't convert a list into a string that way. But you could do it using "join".

Yes!. That fixed it. Thank you for your suggestion.