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Is That What the Kids Are Calling It These Days?

An unidentified 18-year-old student from Hartland High School in Livingston, Mich., was chatting with a friend on an unnamed “social media” web site, where he commented, “I’m polishing my rifle.” The comment “went viral,” and school officials decided it was a threat and closed down the campus. Once police caught up with the student, Livingston County Prosecutor David Morse said, they determined what the boy was really saying was, he was ...well... playing with himself. Morse said he will not charge the boy, saying he was “stupid” and “misguided,” but not criminal. (RC/Livingston Daily) ...Still, the principal vows to “spank that monkey.”
Original Publication Date: 03 June 2012
This story is in True’s book collections, in Volume 18.

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