It was a text message from a friend—which I had goaded him into sending from across the table purely to delight and amaze.
Apparently the woman friend did not worry about sending him a text message herself.
I got a text message from my friend Chris the other day, and he said he saw it thought it was, like, really funny.
any short electronically transmitted written message, esp. those sent to a handheld device such as a pager, PDA, cell phone