06/06/2012 07:12 am ET Updated Aug 06, 2012

5 Little Britains On American Soil (PHOTOS)

Unless you've been living under a rock, you've probably heard that England is kind of a big deal right now. The queen is currently celebrating her Diamond Jubilee -- 60 years on the throne -- and, in July, thousands of the world's best athletes will descend upon London to fight for glory in the Olympics.

It's enough to drive even the most casual Anglophiles among us in a frenzy. Those of us not lucky enough to be visiting England this summer may wonder: What are the best ways to celebrate the awesomeness of our forefathers across the pond? To help, we've come up with five oh-so-English traditions that can be enjoyed with a certain American recklessness.

-- Kelsey Blodget,

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