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Do I use "or" or "and" when specifying a list of three things, from which someone must choose two?

From a viewpoint that is somewhat rigorous (formal, precise, careful, technical, …), the fragment You must specify two of… can be seen as a shortened version of the more complete You must specify ...
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Do I use "or" or "and" when specifying a list of three things, from which someone must choose two?

To me, "You must specify two of A, B, or C." or "You must specify two of A, B, and C."? Both sound awkward. I would say "Choose any two from/of the options A, B and C."
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