The error message says, "Oops, try again. It looks like you printed the correct translation of "zebra", but make sure to set new_word equal to the slice as well.
Have I not set new_word equal to the slice? If I am wrong, what should new_word be equal to and what should I change?
pyg = 'ay' original = raw_input('Enter a word:') if len(original) > 0 and original.isalpha(): print original word = original.lower() first = word new_word = word[1:len(word)] print new_word + first + pyg else: print 'empty'