Isn't the internet a marvelous tool?
I recalled the orginal name (that I heard)-- does this ring a bell? Space-Saver? And I recalled some of the circumstances (the marketing of the "better" container which (at the time) was 1/2 gallon?
Guess who introduced the container? No peeking :)
I entered this as a new thread because I have nothing against the "Texas Squat" container and the focus group points to its attributes.