eBay and linguistics

Coming from work I stopped by a do-it-yourself-store. When I stood in line in front of the checkout, I witnessed the following conversation:

She: I ordered terry cloth rompers on eBay.
He: That’s what mothers do – ordering such things on eBay

Anything remarkable in that conversation? Did you get it too?

They did not say auctioned! Nor did they say bought. They said ordered! So they are a mail order store now?

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