Cleats by Bill Hinds for February 01, 2023
George: Excuse me. We're supposed to play an indoor soccer match here now. Woman: You'll have to find someplace else, because we've reserved this place to practice for our cheer competition. George: This is an indoor soccer facility! Woman: It's a multiuse facility! And right now it's a cheer-squad-practice facility! And we're already here practicing! Possession is nine-tenths of the law! George: And you're clearly possessed.
My understanding is that the original of that saying is, “Possession is nine points of the law.” And in most other contexts, a “point” is 1/100th, not 1/10th.