--- a/LICENSE
+++ b/LICENSE
@@ -313,13 +313,13 @@
 when it starts in an interactive mode:
 
     Gnomovision version 69, Copyright (C) year name of author
-    Gnomovision comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details type `show w'.
+    Gnomovision comes with ABSOLUTELY NO WARRANTY; for details type \`show w'.
     This is free software, and you are welcome to redistribute it
-    under certain conditions; type `show c' for details.
-
-The hypothetical commands `show w' and `show c' should show the appropriate
+    under certain conditions; type \`show c' for details.
+
+The hypothetical commands \`show w' and \`show c' should show the appropriate
 parts of the General Public License.  Of course, the commands you use may
-be called something other than `show w' and `show c'; they could even be
+be called something other than \`show w' and \`show c'; they could even be
 mouse-clicks or menu items--whatever suits your program.
 
 You should also get your employer (if you work as a programmer) or your
@@ -327,7 +327,7 @@
 necessary.  Here is a sample; alter the names:
 
   Yoyodyne, Inc., hereby disclaims all copyright interest in the program
-  `Gnomovision' (which makes passes at compilers) written by James Hacker.
+  \`Gnomovision' (which makes passes at compilers) written by James Hacker.
 
   <signature of Ty Coon>, 1 April 1989
   Ty Coon, President of Vice