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Curtis Weale989 Points
unable to remove items from a list
my code is no deleting the vowels from a word as a list.
def disemvowel(word): #change the word to a mutable data type word_list = list(word) vowels = ['a','e','i','o','u','A','E','I','O','U'] while vowels in word_list: for each_vowel in vowels: word_list.remove(each) return "".join(word_list)
Steven Parker224,848 Points
If you remove elements from an iterable while it is controlling a loop, it can cause other elements to be skipped over. You could use a copy of the list for iteration, but an even easeir fix would be to use the original word as the loop iterable while you work on the list.
And the "while" list is testing to see if the vowels list is a member of the word list, that's probably not what you intended there.
Also, you reference "each" in the "remove" method, but it was not defined. Did you mean "each_vowel"?
Trevor JPython Web Development Techdegree Student 2,107 Points
while vowels in word_list: # This returns False so it goes stright to return for each_vowel in vowels: word_list.remove(each_vowel) return "".join(word_list) # I would try doing the while loop inside the for loop. for x in y: while x in list: list.remove(x) return "".join(word_list)