There are a few books that sit on my breakfast table: the shorter Oxford, Usage and Abusage, and Fowler's. There is nothing like toast and tea to get one enthused about tracking down some earliest published occurrence of a word, quite to the negligence of making it down the street in time for the bus….
As of 2015 I've been helping to add Noongar (or 'Nyunga' as the ISO has it) words to Wiktionary (as part of the Noongarpedia project). See Wiktionary:About Nyunga for more information.
As of 2016 I've been a Software Engineer on the Community Tech team at the Wikimedia Foundation. I work for or provide services to the Wikimedia Foundation, but this is my personal account. Edits, statements, or other contributions made from this account are my own, and may not reflect the views of the Foundation. My WMF user account is User:SWilson (WMF).