use pied in a sentence.
I think of him more as the pied piper leading the children away from the corporations.
Piedibus ;p Pedibus isn't exactly a name parents would like ;pPied is foot in french.
It's the Pied Piper of Hamelin all over again.
I'm slim, tall, and handsome, and I cook my own food, thank you very much :)Actually, one of the restaurants I truly enjoy is Au Pied De Cochon in Montreal, where it gets way "worse" than butter, lard and salt.
It's actually illegal to rent out a pied a terre in Paris.
There's also the Pieds-à-terre phenomenon:
I suspect that those who want young people to drop out of school and start businesses are Pied Pipers running yet another "chew 'em up and spit 'em out" operation like McKinsey or grad school.
Bigger question: how many people have been motivated to try something by this pied piper of the globalized/information age?
This guy is kind of an over-the-top doomsayer, but I would note that he's also a Jewish pied noir (French people born in Algeria) born during WWII, probably regaled with stories about relatives back at the mainland who ended up in concentration camps from an early age, and who would have been ethnically cleansed out of Algiera as a young man if he hadn't left already.
I think _why rather likes the idea of himself as the Pied Piper, but the situation is nowhere near as bleak as he makes out.
The parent poster acts as if HN readers/participants are just like rats dancing to the Pied Piper's tune, that need to be woken up.