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Why do you say that?

By definition C++ is a different language (contrary to Objective-C that was "an extension to C"). It encompasses a lot (nearly all) of C but introduces also new concepts. For example and besides the evident OOP features, all the different types of casting, use of IO stream, default parameters...

People who know both languages well, also know that they are different enough to not be casually lumped together like that.

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