Slang term for the Norwalk Virus (stomach virus). Symptoms are diarrhea and vomitting in a 24-48 hour duration.
It was given that name because it spread across North America around the time of Saddam Hessein's execution in the winter of 2006.
"Hi boss, I'm not coming in today. I got a case of Saddam's Revenge. I've been pooping and throwing up all night and all morning."
n. slang; three or more days of sickness typically experienced within the first two weeks of regularly eating in a KBR dining facility in Iraq. Symptoms include explosive diarrhea, nausea, abdominal/bowl cramping, fatigue, loss of appetite, and headache due to dehydration. Suspected culprits are the fresh sliced vegetables. Other proponents suggest its the bodies adjustment period to new pathogens found in Iraq plus upheaval due to a diet transition and air travel.
"Sir, I can't come in to work today; its Saddam's Revenge."