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'I'll never date another apostrophe... the last one was too possessive.'
"It's mine—and I'd appreciate your not looking out of it."
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King glaring at a map labelled "Mine" and "Theirs"
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'Do you have something that says 'possessive but afraid of committment'?'
"My boyfriend is insanely jealous. He does nothing all day but watch cartoons and plot revenge on any other men I talk to."
"There is a great deal of evidence that big savings can be made if departments shared resources... But I suspect that implementing the changes might be problematic if we can't even get Norman to lend out his pencil sharpener."
"That used to be mine."
This is my sunbathing rock.
"We're never going to resolve this if you won't get your own sword."
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'...Cross at your own spot, buddy!'
He gave her a big bear hug. The kind that says, I love you, I'll never leave you, I'm possessive, needy and insecure.
'I just think we're moving too fast. He even came over and already marked his territory.'
'Are you looking at my birds?'
"I'm sorry, but Pauline's sleeping now. With me! And she's mine—all mine! You hapless 3 A.M. ex!"
Tags:ex-boyfriends, ex boyfriend, ex boyfriends, ex girlfriend, ex girlfriends, ex-girlfriend, ex-girlfriends, ex husband, ex husbands, ex-husband, ex-wife, ex-wives, ex wife, ex wives, divorce, divorces, divorcing, breakup, breakups, break up, break ups, breaking up, break-up, break-ups, breaking-up, emotional baggage, baggage, possessive, possessiveness, jealous, jealousy, jealousies, relationship breakdown, relationship breakdowns, marital breakdown, marital breakdowns
'I can't believe I went out with an apostrophe. He was so possessive.'
Clowns marking their territory.
Tags:circus, circuses, circus clown, circus clowns, entertainer, entertainers, circus act, circus acts, clown costume, clown costumes, territory, territories, territory marking, territorial, male ego, male egos, possessive, personal space, animal behaviour, prank, pranks, prankster, pranksters, practical joke, practical jokes
"...you can't just keep dragging it to your desk."
'Let this be a warning. You talk to my girlfriend again and I'll do more than rearrange your face!'
A possessive pitcher.
Bob realize that Heidi is on to his late night gallivanting.
Punctuation being forgotten - say linguist's.
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"I see you've security marked your property."
'Don't you think your Jim has taken getting his favourite sun lounger as far as it can go?'
"That's my boyfriend, Apostrophe. He can be a little possessive."
'You're either with us or against us in this company. Now roll up your sleeve!'