RULES OF POSSESSION, ACCORDING TO TODDLERS

Author unknown, slightly edited by me, an adult human who can relate.
  1. 1.
    If I like it, it's mine.
  2. 2.
    If it's in my hand, it's mine.
  3. 3.
    If I can take it from you, it's mine.
  4. 4.
    If I had it a little while ago, it's mine.
  5. 5.
    If it's mine, it must NEVER ever appear to be yours in any way.
  6. 6.
    If it looks just like mine, it's mine.
  7. 7.
    If I saw it first, it's mine.
  8. 8.
    If you are playing with something and you put it down, it automatically becomes mine.
  9. 9.
    If it's broken, it's yours.