I've always said "pike" thinking it was coming down the turnpike, I guess. But I have heard a lot of people in meetings lately use "pipe" and I am thoroughly confused and intrigued. I want to know what other people say. Also, I am a *giant* nerd.
I would say "pike" or "pipeline" but not "pipe" based purely on what sounds right/wrong.
Coming down the Pike (like Rockville Pike or Putnam Pike). Anyone who says "pipe" has something else in mind.
pike. i like to figure out where these expressions originated.
I've heard and personally used both at random. Now I am confused as well. So I googled it and found this article: http://www.dailywritingtips.com/coming-down-the-pike/
I had always said "pipe" when I was younger, since there are no pikes on the West Coast. I didn't know what the hell a pike was. Makes much more sense now.
pike, agree with andrew, pipe is too pornographic
Pike. Mass Pike/Massachusetts Turnpike - from Stockbridge to Boston.
I second Beth R. Pike or pipeline.
Depends on my mood...
I said "pipe" growing up, but then I learned "pike" was correct. But then I thought it was pike as in "spear" and thought it was super morbid. transit reference seems rather tame now.
I think it originated as pike, but we say "pipe" down south. On the opposite of that, the idiots on ESPN now say, "Tough ROAD to hoe" when it is "Tough ROW to hoe".No one hoes roads, but I have definitely hoes rows upon rows of peas, and if you have a lot of weeds, it is damn hard.
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