Make Your Editor Cry: Feeble Position vs. Fetal Position
No matter how weak and feeble you look curled up in a ball, the proper idiomatic reference here is to a fetus, which sits curled up in its mother’s stomach with its knees tucked in.
Sufferers of anxiety are also known to assume the fetal position during panic attacks.
Gregg Bridgeman is the Editor-in-Chief at Olivia Kimbrell Press. He is husband to best-selling Christian author Hallee Bridgeman and parent to three. He continues to proudly serve in the US Armed Forces and has done so in either an active or reserve capacity for more than twenty years as an airborne and air assault qualified paratrooper, earning a Bronze Star for his service. Most importantly, he was ordained in October of 2001 after surrendering his life to Christ decades earlier.