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--Connel MacKenzie 06:54, 2 March 2008 (UTC)

Not completely bogus; see [1] (mention only). Still, this is surely the plural of ascius, not ascian. -- Visviva 09:13, 2 March 2008 (UTC)
This search turns up some fascinating stuff, but no convincing examples of use; as far as I can see, the word appears uniformly in capitals, italics, or as a dictionary headword. Even this exception is not much better. Ascius as an English word fares even worse. Clearly a lot of people have thought that this was a real word, but evidence is lacking. -- Visviva 09:29, 2 March 2008 (UTC)
MW3 gives it as an alternative plural to "ascian". It does seem implausible since the singular is not "ascius" and "ascius" is a Latin adjective, not a noun. Maybe it is more commonly used among the askians in Singapore et al. DCDuring TALK 13:19, 2 March 2008 (UTC)
There might be some citations among these 103 raw b.g.c. hits. DCDuring TALK 13:58, 2 March 2008 (UTC)
Yup, looks verifiable. DAVilla 04:44, 30 June 2008 (UTC)
  • Clocked out Not verified. DCDuring TALK 20:44, 6 October 2008 (UTC)