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Should the split infinitive in "How to not be a spammer" be corrected or is it fine as is?

They would have different meanings How to not be a spammer On this page I would expect to see advice for how to avoid being a spammer. How not to be a spammer On this page I would expect to ...
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Should the split infinitive in "How to not be a spammer" be corrected or is it fine as is?

If it aint broke then don't (try to) fix it say the Americans and they are absolutely right. "How to not be a spammer" deals with how somebody should take care to not be a spammer. "How not to be" ...
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Should the split infinitive in "How to not be a spammer" be corrected or is it fine as is?

You have two questions here: Is “how to not be” grammatical?, and predicated on (1), how can that wording be changed in the help center? How to not be ungrammatical For a fuller analysis of the ...
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