Sorry, your blog cannot share posts by email. During this all-encompassing lockdown due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the expression seems to fit perfectly with the circumstances, but in a quite unexpected manner.

His sister Rosie, who turns six this weekend, said trick-or-treating is her favourite part of Halloween, though she is still focusing on the bright side. Maybe it is wearing a gown.


Halloween is the latest tradition that's being reimagined due to the COVID-19 … Normally, we dress up when we have somewhere to be or something important to accomplish.

"If you love Halloween, you love Halloween," Hemm said. This is the very latest, down to the minute slang. Because we have nowhere to go, let’s indulge in seemingly frivolous pleasures: let’s dress up and embark to find our somewheres.

Traditionally, the American idiom “all dressed up and nowhere to go” encapsulates a somber sentiment, in which an individual has gone through the effort of dressing nicely only to find out that their plans have fallen through. "There's lots of fun to be had.

But I did start going through my closet, trying to remake myself from whatever old idea I’d had of myself before (studious in books but unstudied in looks) into something more flexible and open.
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When our destination is snatched away or when the finish line disappears, it seems like we indeed have “nowhere to go.” The difference is that now, from the very beginning, we know we aren’t going anywhere.

It takes you at least 15 minutes of straining to paint little triangles onto the outer corners of your eyes, and 10 more to brush your eyebrows up to look like an Instagram model. Dress up, share costumes with pictures, do these things more virtually," she said.

This, I assumed, referred to Cecil Lean, who was also booked for the day to do a double on the interview stage, but had evidently missed his cue, as he had not yet put in an appearance.

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“I do wish friend husband would come!” Box 500 Station A Toronto, ON Canada, M5W 1E6. – figuratively: fully prepared for something that ultimately fails to happen.

During the performance, Miss Allen employed for laughs, “You can’t insult me, I have been insulted by experts,” and “All dressed up with no place to go.” These lines are in “The Girl of My Dreams,” at the Criterion. The news of the cancellation is tragically unexpected, and the abrupt plunge from hopeful to downcast is characteristic of this expression. But can our purpose be generated solely by our decision to “dress up?” Can we dress up and find meaning within the act?