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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."
by Kid Montana January 19, 2010

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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."
by Dirty Sanchez VBK January 24, 2007

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During the 2003 invasion of Iraq, Coalition forces were often sickened by the poor hygiene conditions that exist for an invading military. The various stomach bugs that troops would be inflicted with were referred to by them as "Saddam's revenge".
"With ailments ranging from “Saddam’s revenge” stomach bugs to infections caused by bad hygiene, hundreds of soldiers are lining up at sick call instead of patrolling front lines." (Source: "Troops' health woes run gamut from 'Saddam's revenge' to severe stress" By MARNI MCENTEE | STARS AND STRIPES
Published: October 29, 2003)

"I'll be right back, I got a bad case of Saddam's revenge." (grabs shovel to walk out into the desert and go)
by dontuseyourrealname3 July 12, 2017

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