Colloquial term for Antarctica
which is mostly covered by it, and contains most of the world's supply of it. The term is used to prefix a variety of words describing things or activities in Antarctica
. For instance, a person who has spent a lot of time on the ice becomes an "ice person". Seniority for USAP
program participants is calculated in terms of "ice time". And so on.
This is one of my first wus, before I realized what a wu was. We all have to start somewhere.