# Program to measure the number of letters in a word
print ("Checking to see if words in list are longer than 8 characters.")
# Open the text file and import it into the file object
alphafile = open("wordfile.txt")
# Do the following for each line in the file
for line in alphafile:
# Remove whitespace characters from beginning and end of line
# Then place the line into variable "word"
word = line.strip()
# Get the number of characters in a word
# And place into varible "lengthofword"
lengthofword = len(word)
# Check to see of the length of the word is longer than 8 characters
# If it is, print out the word
if lengthofword > 8:
print("Word longer than 8 characters:", word)