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A book written by John Green and happens to be the greatest book ever written intended for youth.
Vivien: Have you read Paper Towns? =D

#awesome #book #paper #towns #john green
by MunkeeBoi December 09, 2008
A town that is added to a map but doesn't exist to keep other mapmakers from crossing copyright laws.
person reading map: I've been driving around for hours and i can't find the town of Algoe
accompanying person: it must just be a paper town
#maps #paper #town #john green #new york
by piecesofyellow October 18, 2008
A town that is shallow,fragile, and fake.
Look at all those cul-de-sacs, the streets that turn in on themselves all the houses that were built to fall apart. All those paper people in their paper houses burning the furniture to stay warm. All the paper kids drinking the beer some bum bought for them at the paper convenience store. Everyone demented with the mania of owning things. All the things paper-thin and paper-frail. It's just a paper town.
#paper town #shallow #fragile #fake #margo roth spiegelman
by whoeversaidthatwaswrong! August 22, 2010
A town where everything is lacking in depth. A superficial town full of 2 dimensional beings..
"this paper town has no depth"
#john green #paper towns #superficial #margo #paper
by Omantyke April 29, 2010
1. A town that was made up to piss off people looking for it.

Supposable they have something to do with copyrights but I think it the later.

2. An inspiration for the book Paper Towns by John Green
Agloe is a paper town in New York
#john green #margo roth spiegelman #papr town #paper twns #paper towns
by Spartanite the 67th March 22, 2012
a pseudovision which is a subdivision that was plotted but never built or finished and has been abandoned.
I'm just a paper girl in a paper town.
#pseudovision #johngreen #book #margorothspegilman #movie
by UptownFangirl October 11, 2014
paper town is a made-up place used by cartographers to test for plagiarism. they will put fraud locations on their maps so if it shows up on other maps, that means another cartographer is plagiarizing.
John: Why can't Google Maps navigate me to Agloe, New York?

Margo: It's a paper town, it doesn't exist.
#paper towns #john green #margo roth spieglman #nerdfighters #agloe #fake location
by connor franta's wife April 26, 2015
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