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Zen Koan?

Disciple : O Master! How old art thou ?
Master   : 16

(after 2 years)

Disciple : O Master! How old art thou ?
Master   : 16

(after 2 years)

Disciple : O Master! How old art thou ?
Master   : 16
Disciple : O Master! Please enlighten thy disciple, how could you still be 16 ? When I asked
           you 4 years ago, you were 16 then, and 2 year ago, you were still 16, and even
           now you're still 16.
Master   : Dear disciple, even if you ask this question after 10 years answer will still be
           the same.
Disciple : (confused)
Master   : It is the base that changes.

On hearing this, Disciple was enlightened.

UPDATE: On seeing this, the abbe enlightened.

Zen Koan ?

(Scenario: D, along with his relative RoD (relativeOf D) went to see a girl for his marriage, quite common in indian cultures)

RoD (commenting about the girl): She is not fair...
Deesl (in his M-x zen-mode): Fair Enough

And after hearing this, RoD is enlightened.