Use backticks when we quote something that the user should literally

Signed-off-by: Linus Arver <>
 Documentation/git-init.txt | 11 +++++------
 1 file changed, 5 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/git-init.txt b/Documentation/git-init.txt
index afd721e..f1f920e 100644
--- a/Documentation/git-init.txt
+++ b/Documentation/git-init.txt
@@ -43,7 +43,7 @@ OPTIONS
-Only print error and warning messages, all other output will be suppressed.
+Only print error and warning messages; all other output will be suppressed.
@@ -97,7 +97,7 @@ is given:
    create a repo that is readable and writable to the current user and group,
    but inaccessible to others.
-By default, the configuration flag receive.denyNonFastForwards is enabled
+By default, the configuration flag `receive.denyNonFastForwards` is enabled
 in shared repositories, so that you cannot force a non fast-forwarding push
 into it.
@@ -106,14 +106,13 @@ line, the command is run inside the directory (possibly 
after creating it).
 The template directory contains files and directories that will be copied to
 the `$GIT_DIR` after it is created.
-The template directory used will (in order):
+The template directory used will be (in order):
  - The argument given with the `--template` option.
@@ -138,8 +137,8 @@ $ git init      <1>
 $ git add .     <2>
-<1> prepare /path/to/my/codebase/.git directory
-<2> add all existing file to the index
+<1> Create a /path/to/my/codebase/.git directory.
+<2> Add all existing files to the index.

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