eBay must have some sort of blanket advertising deal with Google, because the “sponsored links” you get for some searches really don’t make any sense.
Case in point: I did a Google search for the phrase, “nigerian scam,” and saw the following ad:
Wow, when they say, “Whatever it is, you can get it here.”—they really mean it! 😉
Interestingly, if you search for “419 scam,” you get the same type of ad, but not if you search for “advance fee fraud.”
I tried a few random search terms, and from what I can tell, eBay’s ad shows up on many—but not all—two-word searches. I’m not sure what the pattern is, but I can’t imagine someone at eBay deliberately asked to buy ad space for some of these phrases.
But in a show of accuracy, if you search for “random stuff,” you’ll find it!