Wackorism: Possession is … nine-tenths of the exorcism!
Aphorism: Possession is … nine points of the law.
Origin: Proverb, quoted in T Draxe Adages, 1616
Meaning: Having something in your possession gives you an advantage and makes it more likely that you will keep it.
Thanks to Bruce Posner for this week’s Wackorism!