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I find it an interesting question in the sense that it stretches the discussion of just what can and can't be verbed. I am unsure as to the exact evolution of the following, but it seems that "Do you drink coffee first thing in the morning" may have led to "Do you 'do' coffee first thing in the morning?", which would be understandable (even if quite ...
It is both a pun and a bad joke. (Many puns are both.) This would be an example of a homophonic pun, which uses two words that sound similar (homophones), substituting one for the other.
A pun is defined as a joke exploiting the different possible meanings of a word or the fact that there are words that sound alike but have different meanings. So yes, substituting the word clock with cock here would make it a pun.
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