The fact is the AIM is a suggestion, the word "should" shows that it is not mandatory.
oh I get it... Lets just discard / ignore whatever parts of AIM that doesn't suite us.
As a controller I have no problem, with 2.4 for 8,
I'm pretty confident that the FAA and NATCA would not endorse the use of non standard phraseology.
In fact... wait a minute.... From NATCA themselves in regards to ATC / Pilot Communication Issues;
The conversational communications in some of these events may indicate a possible drift from using standard phraseology. However, it’s important to use prescribed phraseology so that each party’s intentions are clear.http://www.faa.gov/about/office_org/headquarters_offices/ato/artcc/chicago/symposium/recap/media/NATCA.pdf
All pilots will find the Pilot/Controller Glossary very helpful in learning what certain words or phrases mean. Good phraseology enhances safety and is the mark of a professional pilot. Jargon, chatter, and "CB" slang have
no place in ATC communications. The Pilot/Controller Glossary is the same glossary used in FAA Order JO
7110.65, Air Traffic Control. We recommend that it be studied and reviewed from time to time to sharpen your