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# Please is there a simpler script to solve this challenge

I feel my script is too long or complicated to return a list of tuples from L and S

zippy.py
```# combo(['swallow', 'snake', 'parrot'], 'abc')
# Output:
# [('swallow', 'a'), ('snake', 'b'), ('parrot', 'c')]
# If you use list.append(), you'll want to pass it a tuple of new values.
# Using enumerate() here can save you a variable or two.
def combo(L,S):
X = []
B = []
i = 0
while i < len(L):
X.append(L[i])
X.append(S[i])
t = tuple(X)
B.append(t)
X.remove(L[i])
X.remove(S[i])
i = i + 1
return B
```

This is a simpler method for the same result:

```def combo(list, string):
result = []
for i, item in enumerate(list):
result.append((item, string[i]))
return result
```

Well the simplest way would be to use the `zip` function but that may negate the point of the exercise.

https://docs.python.org/3/library/functions.html#zip

You should a) not use `zip` in the exercise ;) and b) link to Python 3 docs instead of Python 2.

Good catch on the python 2 docs. And yep, zip kinda eliminates the purpose of the exercise. That's what I get for answering questions before waking up the brain :P

PS You look familiar. Wonder if I've seen you at a board game night or tech meetup in Portland.