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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Dictionaries Word Count

troy sincomb
troy sincomb
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It keeps giving me the error that I may be only splitting on spaces, but it works fine :/

import re def word_count(string): pad = [] memo = {} pad = re.split(r'[;,.:\"\'#@!$%^&*()-_+=<>~`| ]', string) try: pad.remove("") except: pass for word in pad: word = word.lower() try: memo[word] += 1 except: memo[word] = 1 print(memo)

wordcount.py
# E.g. word_count("I do not like it Sam I Am") gets back a dictionary like:
# {'i': 2, 'do': 1, 'it': 1, 'sam': 1, 'like': 1, 'not': 1, 'am': 1}
# Lowercase the string to make it easier.
import re
def word_count(string):
    pad = []
    memo = {}
    pad = re.split(r'[;,.:\"\'#@!$%^&*()-_+=<>~`| ]', string)
    try: pad.remove("")
    except: pass
    for word in pad:
        word = word.lower()
        try: memo[word] += 1
        except: memo[word] = 1
    print(memo)