Over time, people have changed the way they express their thoughts through writing.
Renaissance Period: Greetings my lord! It is my honor to report to you that this gentleman went to a series of public humiliation due to his negligence; he accidentally stepped on a banana peel, slid and fell along the pathway. I reckon he had lost his self-confidence on a certain period of time.
20th century: The man accidentally stepped on a banana peel, lost his balance and fell on the ground.
Internet Age (circa 2008 and above): LOL @MAN! EPIC FAIL!