In the good old days (uh, maybe not so good), this statement meant something very different from what it means today. In fact, it could be a test of how reference desk-qualified you are. Those library staffers who don’t see both meanings need some retraining.
“I can’t remotely use x law journal?”
Speaking of seeing “both (all!) meanings,” don’t forget these classics: Old Woman or Young Woman or the Vase or Face.
And Mona, from the Exploratorium online collection.
And always this brilliant, pleasing, timeless, and hilarious radio drama: Who’s On First?