Make Your Editor Cry: Feeble Position vs. Fetal Position

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.

Example:

Sufferers of anxiety are also known to assume the fetal position during panic attacks.

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