Recent Examples of koan from the Web
Eating it is contemplative, a Zen koan of the mouth.
Also judging by the trailer, no characters are wearing conceptual outfits inspired by the unknowable truth of Zen koans.
Yes, there are 100 grandiose, koan-laden blurbs about the year's very important newsmakers, but also, each one is written by another one of the year's very important newsmakers.
Andre’s self-deprecating asides have the wisdom of Buddhist koans.
In the process, antidisestablishmentarianism became the longest non-technical word in the English language—and a nebulous koan with which to shake a fist against the Man.
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