"No, you aren't hearing things. I actually do have the voice of a young orc woman. But you listen here, [gender], time travel does strange things to a body.
By the way, it's 250 years."
This is still in game, however in a later patch, Blizzard had the gossip text of all vendors automatically skipped, opening up their vendor window. If you are lagging, you can very briefly see the text pop up before the inventory window opens.
It can still be read with the addon 'Gossip Monger'