In the board game "Scotland Yard" one player attempts to thwart capture by the others through misleading them as to his true whereabouts. In the rules, this player is referred to as "Mr. X".
Saying this out loud sounds a lot like "Misdirects" - which is what the player is trying to do.
On learning this, I became curious if there was a single word for this particular form of word-play, where the phonetics of a group of words reminds us of a different word or phrase. It's not uncommon, after all.
Wikipedia lists it as:
Janusism: the use of phonetics to create a humorous word (e.g. BOREneo from Borneo))
But the link indicates there's no article for this work and indeed a search returns very limited results that are relevant, none of which appear to be from dictionaries. Which makes it entirely plausible the existing articles all derive from Wikipedia.
Is Janusism the word for this kind of word-play? If not, is there one, and what is it?