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I find it hard to decipher. But I have to admit I never made much of an effort.
p.s.: You might like The Greek magical papyri in translation : Including the Demotic Spells
Hieratic - a script form of Hieroglyphs
Abnormal Hieratic - a less formal script used for documentary texts
Demotic - a cursive script derived from Hieratic
Coptic - Egyptian written with mainly Greek characters.
One thing you see with most writing systems (most pronounced in the documentary hands), the script form starts out carefully written and gradually degenerates into an often, very messy (and unreadable) script over time. Though, if the writing system is in use for a very long period of time, the script periodically gets "reformed" and then degenerates again as time passes.
Demotic, especially from the later Ptolemaic and Roman Periods is very difficult to decipher. Late Roman Period Greek is equally difficult, and sometimes, even for an expert, it is a real challenge to distinguish the two scripts.
Below is a fragmentary example of Ptolemaic Perod Demotic.