Slang is language (words, phrases, and usages) of an
Slang is used in a way that sometimes people of higher social status will criticize people who use it.
In its earliest attested use (1756), the word slang referred to the vocabulary of "low or disreputable" people. By the early nineteenth century, it was no longer exclusively associated with disreputable people, but continued to be applied to usages below the level of standard educated speech. The origin of the word is uncertain, although it appears to be connected with