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Python Python Collections (2016, retired 2019) Lists Disemvowel

Sean Hetzel
Sean Hetzel
1,334 Points

Its working in IDLE but not here

I really don't understand why its getting letters its not supposed to.

disemvowel.py
def disemvowel(word):
    word = word.lower()
    result = ""
    for letter in word:
        if letter not in "aeiou":
            result += letter
    word = result
    return word

1 Answer

Christof Baumgartner
Christof Baumgartner
20,864 Points

Hi Sean,

with the second line, you changed the word, so it would always return the lowercase version of the word in the end. Instead you need to check in the if-statement for the lowercase letter and not change all letters to lowercase:

def disemvowel(word):
    result = ""
    for letter in word:
        if letter.lower() not in "aeiou":
            result += letter
    return result