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What rhetorical device is the following statement using?

She wears mink all day and fox all night.

It's not a pun, it's not a syllepsis. Is there a word for false-puns of this sort?

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Yes but it is a pun and a rather saucy one too.

The pun, also called paronomasia, is a form of word play which suggests two or more meanings...

I think it would be classified as a homophonic pun.

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It utterly fails at the homophony for me. So much so that instead of a "thwack", my initial reaction to it was "huh?" –  Marthaª May 10 '11 at 20:05

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