Straight off the bat I'm going to assume that you know this guy.If you are inviting strange men over to your house then we may have bigger issues to discuss than text interpretation.A 16-year-old California boy dumped by his high school girlfriend didn't violate a state obscenity law by using four-letter words in anguished text messages to his ex, an appellate court ruled this week.
"In particular, the evidence was uncontradicted that these words are in common use at the high school, the venue in which the relationship existed, and in which [the defendant's] pointed communications about his feelings were sent."The court also rejected the Attorney General's contention that the teenager had illegally threatened the girl in one of the text messages.
In that text, the boy pledged to "kill half the school ill load everyone with bullets and then shoot myself in the head right in front of u just to show u how much u pushed me." The court noted that the message did not actually threaten any physical harm on the girl, who was specifically spared in the imagined scenario."god i waited to kiss u for a fuckin month its been two weeks ur kissing ppl [Sh.’s] friends try to cuddle with me and i push them off ur all i think about i do drugs now because of u because u r constantly hurting me i told u i cheating on u cause i didnt want to hide things from u i could have and i could have been happy but no," the message continued.
See last response; he's throwing the hook in the water to see who will bite. Send him something PG-13 if you're out with the girls.
If you're at home and he's out of state send him something more NC-17 (assuming you have had the "If you show these to anyone I will kill you" talk).
On Tuesday, the Third Appellate District Court overturned the conviction (.pdf), finding that the text messages' language was not "offensive to prevailing notions of modesty or decency.""[T]he words ...