When using Putty to connect to a Gentoo UTF-8 machine, backticks are represented as an "a circumflex":
Putty makes a quote into an "a circumflex".
How to I prevent this from happening?
putty shows quotes as
Putty sometimes has problems converting char sets, you have to fiddle around with your character set translation on received data.
In Putty config, go here:
For the curious, why does this happen?